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MCC at 100: ‘I was hungry and you gave me food’

1.21. 2020 Posted By: Ron Byler 122 Times read

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of five columns written by Ron Byler, Mennonite Central Committee U.S. executive director, to mark 100 years of MCC sharing God’s love and compassion for all. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I […]

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January recipe: Henan citrus chicken broth

1.17. 2020 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds 161 Times read

Henan citrus chicken broth is Paul’s non-traditional adaptation of the famous aromatic Daokou chicken from Henan province, China, near the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. We love this broth’s bold citrus aroma and flavor, subtle honey sweetness, and rich background spices. It’s a great broth on its own (Paul’s favorite), or with fresh steamed […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.17. 2020 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger 132 Times read

This week we have a long wish list of topics for conversation and must select only those items that are most compelling. We hope they may spark your interest as they did ours. 1. Liturgical epiphany. In the midst of worship last Sunday, Leann had an epiphany while leading the “Jesus for President Litany of […]

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My friendship with Dale, an ‘edge worker’ among Mennonites

1.13. 2020 Posted By: Tim Nafziger 1,692 read

Photo: Tim Nafziger and Dale Suderman in Vietnam in 2008 prior to Dale’s stroke. Photo provided by the author. My friend Dale Suderman died quietly on Jan. 5 in his recliner in Hillsboro, Kansas. Dale is not the kind of person who is often celebrated by the mainstream Mennonite community for many reasons. Though he […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.10. 2020 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 212 Times read

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Epiphany One of the benefits of writing for The Mennonite toward the beginning of the month is that I will always be able to reflect […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.3. 2020 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote 96 Times read

Monday is Epiphany Sunday. Many Christians observe Epiphany, the visit of the magi to Jesus Christ. As I consider the day, I think about gifts, the gifts the magi brought to the Christ Child and also the gift of the Child himself. Jesus is a gift who was given, not only to the Jews who […]

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March 2020 Call for Submissions: The mystery and power of prayer

1.2. 2020 Posted By: The Mennonite 170 Times read

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our March 2020 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on The mystery and power of prayer. Description of the theme: Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26 this year) and leads up to Good Friday (April 10) and Easter (April 12). In the Western Christian […]

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