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Thank you, Ervin Stutzman

4.11. 2018 Posted By: Elwood Yoder 192 Times read

Ervin Stutzman’s last day as executive director of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is April 30. I would like to thank him for his years of service to the Mennonite church. Professional. I saw Ervin’s imprint on the Mennonite Educators Conference, which met Feb. 1-3 in Leesburg, Virginia. With hundreds of teachers and administrators in […]

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Reflections on unity for MC USA

4.10. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA 764 Times read

Ervin Stutzman will end his term as executive director of Mennonite Church USA on April 30.  Sometimes I ask myself if it was “worth it” for me to give such a large chunk of my life to the vision of church unity embodied in the group we call Mennonite Church USA? In 1995, I was […]

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Digital resources focused on the Bible

4.10. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite 331 Times read

When we were in school at what is now Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, my husband sang in a quartet with some of his friends. They had a lot of fun singing gospel and contemporary Christian arrangements. They especially enjoyed a song called “Into the Word.” “I heard you’re into the Word, getting into the […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

4.6. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite 220 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. Easter is not over We are now in the Easter season, one of my favorite liturgical seasons of the year. Last Sunday’s lectionary passage was […]

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Applying Christ’s prayer to all of us

4.3. 2018 Posted By: Ben Wideman 108 Times read

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” –Luke 23:34 Some Christians among us have spent years wondering to whom Jesus was offering forgiveness in that situation. Was it being offered to Pilate, the chief priests and scribes, or Herod, who all played a role in Jesus’ sentencing? Perhaps Jesus was forgiving […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Meno Acontecer de marzo, 2018!

3.30. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite 39 Times read

Suscríbase gratis en: menoacontecer@themennonite.org Encuentre los números anteriores en: https://themennonite.org/spanish/menoacontecerarchivos/ Para leer más historias de Meno Acontecer, visite https://themennonite.org/the-latest/spanishes/ Versión para imprimir: Meno Acontecer PDF La Iglesia Católica Romana en varios países en el Continente Americano, ha sido sacudida por una tormenta de acusaciones sobre conducta impropia de los sacerdotes. Muchos de los cargos tenían que ver con abusos […]

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And God did nothing

3.30. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite 938 Times read

“Dad! Dad! Daddy, Daddy, where are you? It’s dark. It’s getting darker. I cannot see. Are you near? Where are you? You promised to always be near me. You promised to always protect me! Dad! Where are you? Why are you not here?” This is the hardest passage in the Bible for me to read. […]

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