Features posts

Our Christmas playlist: Seth Thomas Crissman and Greg Yoder

12.23. 2017 Written By: Seth Thomas Crissman and Greg Yoder

Seth Thomas Crissman and Greg Yoder are members of The Walking Roots band. They live and work in Harrisonburg, Virginia. They just released “Hark: A Walking Roots Band Christmas.”  Here they list their top 10 favorite Christmas songs (five from Seth and five from Greg).  You can also listen to their full playlist below.  Seth’s […]

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My top 10 songs: Sarah Lui

10.9. 2017 Written By: Sarah Lui

Sarah Lui attends Maranatha Christian Fellowship in Northridge, California.  Music has been a part of my life ever since I can remember. My mom influences most of the songs I listened to growing up and she is also the person who put me in piano classes. Just a warning: I am planning my wedding so […]

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My top 10 songs: Bradley Kauffman

9.8. 2017 Written By: Bradley Kauffman

Bradley Kauffman is the Director and General Editor of Resonate, the new Mennonite worship and song collection project. He attends Cincinnati Mennonite Fellowship. Editor’s Note: Some of these songs are not available on Spotify or YouTube, but we’ve given you handy songbook references so you can locate them and sing them with friends, perhaps on the Great […]

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My top 10 songs: Erin Bradley

8.23. 2017 Written By: Erin Bradley

Erin grew up in Newton, Kansas, and attended Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. She just wrapped up two years of volunteer service in San Antonio, Texas, one year through Mennonite Voluntary Service and one year through AmeriCorps. She is currently working part time for a nonprofit that focuses on providing support for those who are […]

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Carrie Newcomer: On spirituality, music and a playlist

8.18. 2017 Written By: Carrie Newcomer, interviewed by Hannah Heinzekehr

Author, poet, singer, songwriter and Goshen (Indiana) College alum, Carrie Newcomer, visited with Hannah Heinzekehr, executive director of The Mennonite, Inc., about spirituality, news, art and her top five most influential artists. You can listen to a playlist inspired by their conversation below. Hannah Heinzekehr: As it turns out, you are the most cited artist […]

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An Anabaptist convention playlist: For Orlando and beyond

6.28. 2017 Written By: Isaac Villegas

Isaac Villegas is Pastor of Chapel Hill (North Carolina) Mennonite Fellowship.  In episode 2 of the Let’s Talk About Church podcast, Isaac Villegas mentioned that he was creating a playlist for the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando. He’s shared that podcast with us here. Happy listening!  The playlist starts with songs for this week as you […]

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My top 11 songs: Gwen Gustafson-Zook

5.2. 2017 Written By: Gwen Gustafson-Zook

Gwen Gustafson-Zook is Pastor of Worship at College Mennonite Church in Goshen, Indiana. With her husband, Les, Gwen also forms part of a folk music duo that performs at churches, coffeehouses, festivals and more.  1. “Lord Of The Starfields,” Bruce Cockburn: I became acquainted with Bruce Cockburn’s music as a young adult in the 1980’s. His […]

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