Blog posts

Video: Erica Littlewolf on Thanksgiving myths and the Doctrine of Discovery

11.21. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

On Nov. 20, Erica Littlewolf, program coordinator of the Indigenous Visioning Circle for Mennonite Central Committee Central States, sat down to talk with Hannah Heinzekehr of The Mennonite about troubling the popular narratives about Thanksgiving, the Doctrine of Discovery and strategies for learning more and engaging the stories of Indigenous people during this holiday season.

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Sharing the love: Support The Mennonite and MDS on Giving Tuesday

11.19. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

In 2017, news in the church and around the world has happened fast, and The Mennonite has been there, providing coverage of Anabaptists working together from Charlottesville to Houston to Puerto Rico and beyond. We’ve shared stories of people affected by disasters, of church planters, protests, news from the global church, stories of peacebuilding efforts, […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.17. 2017 Posted By: Gordon Houser

Gordon Houser is Editor of The Mennonite magazine.  1. Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ by Fleming Rutledge is a big book, but worth dipping into even if you don’t want to tackle the whole thing. Rutledge is a well-known preacher who has published numerous books of sermons. This magisterial work explores Jesus’ death from many […]

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The Mennonite, Inc. seeks its next Executive Director

11.15. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

The board of The Mennonite, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director functions as chief executive officer for The Mennonite, Inc. The Executive Director brings broad vision to The Mennonite as a content delivery system for MC USA constituents and beyond, helping the organization to develop programs and services […]

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Wednesday Call to Prayer

11.15. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Each Wednesday, we’ll be publishing a prayer. We invite you to add your own concerns, praises, worries and more and to join us for a midweek pause to pray for our church, our communities and our world.  This week’s prayer is from David Gray, Mission Minister for Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference.  Dear Lord, We, your […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.10. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Joanne Gallardo is pastor of faith formation at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana.  1. Text messages for women’s safety: Back when I lived in the city, I would occasionally encounter men who would aggressively pursue me for my phone number. This experience is obviously not limited to cities. Many women find themselves in situations where […]

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Blood on the altar of personal protection

10.31. 2017 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Horace McMillon serves as the tent making pastor of Open Door Mennonite Church of Jackson, Mississippi. He and Monique, his bride of 21 years have two teenage children. Horace earned a Master of Arts degree from Chicago Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Oval Bible College. This post originally ran on the Menno Snapshots blog of  […]

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