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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.13. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 131 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. Women and Advent The Gospel of Luke starts of with a bang with Mary’s “Magnificat,” a section of Scripture made into songs, poems and stories […]

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Advent: Healing has come, God is here

12.9. 2019 Posted By: Regina Shands Stoltzfus 369 Times read

Editor’s note: Throughout Advent, bloggers for The Mennonite will write reflections on the upcoming Sunday’s Lectionary text. These reflections are archived at themennonite.org/advent. Sign up for our TMail newsletter and follow us on Facebook to receive the reflections. Sun., Dec. 15 Lectionary readings: Isaiah 35:1-10, Psalm 146:5-10, James 5:7-10, Matthew 11:2-11 For many people I know, the past year […]

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We are all here in Nepal

12.2. 2019 Posted By: Ron Byler 191 Times read

Photo: Shanti (right) describes the landscape around her home. Photo provided by Ron Byler. Suddenly there was an earthquake, so violent that the foundations (were shaken) . . . . We are all here. —Acts 16:26, 28 “When the earthquake came, we ran to find a place to hide,” Shanti and Krishna say. “Our house […]

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February 2020 Call for Submissions: The dignity of bodies

12.2. 2019 Posted By: The Mennonite 254 Times read

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our February 2020 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on The dignity of bodies. Description of the theme: In 1 Corinthians 6, the Apostle Paul says “your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you” and to “glorify God in your body.” Jesus, […]

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Advent: The One Who is Coming will subvert the natural order

12.2. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 384 Times read

Editor’s note: Throughout Advent, bloggers for The Mennonite will write reflections on the upcoming Sunday’s Lectionary text. These reflections are archived at themennonite.org/advent. Sign up for our TMail newsletter and follow us on Facebook to receive the reflections. Sun., Dec. 8 Lectionary readings: Isaiah 11:1-10, Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19, Romans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12 “A shoot shall come up from the […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.29. 2019 Posted By: Gordon Houser 138 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. Parasite, directed by Joon-Ho Bong. In this amazing film, a comedy/drama/thriller/social satire from South Korea, a poor family finagles its way into the home of […]

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Advent: Come, let us meet the One

11.25. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger 344 Times read

Editor’s note: Throughout Advent, bloggers for The Mennonite will write reflections on the upcoming Sunday’s Lectionary text. These reflections are archived at themennonite.org/advent. Sign up for our TMail newsletter and follow us on Facebook to receive the reflections. Sun., Dec. 1 Lectionary readings: Isaiah 2:1-5, Psalm 122, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44 How does the story end? As you read […]

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