Blog posts

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 goshen.edu/devotions, 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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A life unbridled

3.9. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

This reflection was first published on goshen.edu/devotions, where you can read more devotions and subscribe to receive them in your inbox each weekday during Lent. By Adela Hufford, director of admissions, Goshen College Scripture: Psalm 32 (NRSV) Psalm 32:9 encourages us to “not be like a horse or a mule, without understanding, whose temper must be curbed […]

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Hope for the Future: Angst and expectation, together

2.17. 2016 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Madalyn Metzger is the Marketing Director for Everence. She is the former Board Chair of On Earth Peace (an agency of the Church of the Brethren), during which she led the organization’s elimination of racism work–work that is still ongoing today. Currently, she is a member of the Manchester University Board of Trustees, the American Marketing […]

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