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April 2018 Call for Submissions: Technology and Faith

1.28. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Mennonite, Inc. welcomes your original submissions and contributions for our April 2018 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Technology and Faith.   Technology can be understood in a broad sense or in specific ways. For example, we may reflect on how technology affects our commitment to local communities or to the environment. […]

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February editorial: Take up the struggle

2.28. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Hannah Heinzekehr is the Executive Director of The Mennonite, Inc. This editorial appeared in the February 2017 issue of The Mennonite magazine, focused on Mennonites, race and faith.  Christianity has had great moments where it could have effected great social change at a quicker rate, but people were afraid.— Reverend Susan K. Smith These words have hovered […]

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Love is comic

8.3. 2016 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Alison Brookins is a seminarian at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary where she will soon earn the wildly inaccurate title Master of Divinity. Hailing from Madison, Wisconsin, Alison is spending the summer in the clammy valley of Harrisonburg, Virginia, interning with Ted & Co TheaterWorks. She loves words and science fiction and community organizing and laughing […]

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An escape from the to do list

4.5. 2016 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Rachelle Luitjens serves as pastor of Mission and Faith Formation at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in Wayland, Iowa and is a Master of Divinity Connect student at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. She is married to Nathan and together they have three sons, ages 11, nine and eight. Rachelle enjoys being creative and spending her spare […]

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Rich in mercy

3.21. 2016 Posted By: Byron Pellecer

“But God, who is rich in mercy, out of our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ –by grace you have been saved- “(Eph 2:4-5 NRSV). In preparation for Lent, I have read and reflected on several pieces of Scripture, especially texts from the New Testament, but Ephesians 2 stood out the most. This Scripture is […]

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Love is a verb: From piggy banks to $14,000

3.18. 2016 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Meghan Good has served as pastor of Albany (Oregon) Mennonite Church since 2009. She is a graduate of Duke Divinity School as well as Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in “Preaching as Story” at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. In her spare time, Meghan blogs on Scripture at […]

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Seeking relief, restoring hearts

3.10. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

This reflection was first published on, where you can read more devotions and subscribe to receive them in your inbox each weekday during Lent. By Gabby Castañon, a sophomore environmental science major from San Antonio, Texas Scripture: Psalm 126 (NRSV) Prior to college, the infamous Goshen gray that people warned about served merely as a mystery. […]

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