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Recognizing Our Bruises and Preventing More Pain

2.23. 2017 Posted By: Jessica Schrock Ringenberg 1 read

For the record, I do not consider myself accident prone, although I seem to hurt myself a lot. I’m not clumsy, I just have a tendency to do everything—work and play—hard and fast. Life’s too short to dilly-dally, right? And now that I have three kids, three pigs and a giant mobile chicken house to […]

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Hope for the Future: Top 10

2.21. 2017 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA 202 Times read

Eloy Rodriguez is the principal at the New Danville Campus of Lancaster Mennonite School. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with his wife Becky and three kids, Addie (9), Joel (6) and Sarah (1). This blog reflects on the recent Hope for the Future (HFF) event, an annual gathering of people of color serving in leadership positions across […]

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Friday Roundup: Six things worth paying attention to this week

2.17. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 106 Times read

David and Leann Augsburger are two semi-retired people who co-lead a home base church (Peace Mennonite Church, Claremont, California) and volunteer to welcome, care, and connect people in the San Gabriel valley.  We are submitting our Friday Roundup from Nanjing, China where we are guests at the theological seminary where our daughter Kate serves on the […]

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Seven questions with…Jim Caskey

2.13. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 512 Times read

Name: Jim Caskey Congregation: College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana Occupation: Vice President for Advancement at Goshen College and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. Do you remember having a favorite Bible story as a kid and why did you like that particular story? I would have to say it was either the […]

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February recipe: Pork Vindaloo

2.13. 2017 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds 181 Times read

A few years ago we traveled to India. India is the place where Paul’s brother and sister-in-law met, and where Paul’s brother lived and worked for a number of years. It is a vibrant country with a huge diversity of cuisine. We learned early on in our travels, how hard it is to recreate dishes […]

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One small step for Mennonite Church USA

2.8. 2017 Posted By: Glen Guyton 1,100 read

Glen Guyton is chief operating officer and director of Convention Planning for Mennonite Church USA. This post originally appeared on the Menno Snapshots blog of Mennonite Church USA.  After ringing in 2017 with my 88 year old mother and 93 year old aunt I seriously began thinking about family times, history and my future. My time with […]

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When news breaks: A dramatic reading for congregations

2.8. 2017 Posted By: Jessica Schrock Ringenberg 357 Times read

Jessica Schrock Ringenberg is pastor at Zion Mennonite Church in Archbold, Ohio. This skit was first performed at Zion Mennonite Church on Feb. 5.  Cast: Producer Edward R. Murrough Reporter 1 Reporter 2 Audience 1 Audience 2 Scene: One stool up front, stage center. Preferably a microphone on a stand. Ed sits on the stool. Producer […]

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