Blog posts

Smells like the Holy Spirit

5.13. 2019 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

The closing worship service for #MennoCon19, the Mennonite Church USA convention to be held in July, will be based on Jesus’ sending words to his disciples in John 20. Traditionally, the sending message at the end of our national conventions is a charge to answer the call to live into the great commission and witness […]

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The little green dove and our Journey Forward

1.21. 2019 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

A version of this article originally appeared on Mennonite Church USA’s Menno Snapshots blog. This article is the third part of a three-part blog series in which Glen Guyton is exploring MC USA structure while challenging members of the denomination to Journey Forward together. MC USA, as a body of believers, has a lot of hard work to […]

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The little green dove and the little red hen

1.21. 2019 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

A version of this article originally appeared on Mennonite Church USA’s Menno Snapshots blog. This article is the second part of a three-part blog series in which Glen Guyton is exploring MC USA structure while challenging members of the denomination to Journey Forward together. If I could go back in my time machine and make one change to […]

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The little green dove: Who is MC USA?

1.14. 2019 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

A version of this article originally appeared on Mennonite Church USA’s Menno Snapshots blog. This article is the first part of a three-part blog series in which Glen Guyton is exploring MC USA structure while challenging members of the denomination to Journey Forward together. Who and what is Mennonite Church USA? That is a question we must continually […]

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Tell me your name

12.3. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

My husband has a gift of remembering names and faces. He can often even recall where he met someone and through whom he met them. It’s a superpower that I do not possess. In my current role as Mennonite Church USA denominational minister, I encounter so many new names throughout the day — through emails […]

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Open letter to Rabbi Myers, Tree of Life congregation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

10.30. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Dear Rabbi Myers, On behalf of the members and leaders of Mennonite Church USA, I would like to offer my deepest sympathies to those at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha who lost friends and family members this past weekend during the shooting. It is hard to imagine the pain that you are feeling currently. During times […]

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God of foreigners and strangers

10.29. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

A couple years ago, I was crossing the border from Canada into the United States after two days of speaking about the church, the Bible and immigration at Mennonite Central Committee’s Ottawa Office in Ontario. After dozens of tense encounters with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, I’m always a bit nervous when I approach […]

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