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June 2018 Call for Submissions: Costly Discipleship

3.20. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Mennonite, Inc., welcomes your original submissions for our June 2018 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Costly Discipleship. When Jesus called people to follow him, he told them to “count the cost” (Luke 14:25-33), and when foretelling his death and resurrection, he told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, […]

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May 2018 Call for Submissions: Love Across Borders

2.23. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Mennonite, Inc., welcomes your original submissions for our May 2018 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Love Across Borders. Borders can be national borders that separate countries as well as economic or cultural borders that keep people apart. In the United States today, government officials are increasingly targeting and deporting undocumented […]

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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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