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¡Bienvenido y bienvenida a Meno Acontecer de diciembre, 2019!

12.19. 2019 Posted By: The Mennonite 92 Times read

uscríbase gratis en: menoacontecer@themennonite.org Para leer más historias de Meno Acontecer, visite https://themennonite.org/the-latest/spanishes/ ¿Celebramos o no Celebramos la Navidad? En la tradición de la cristiandad existe la leyenda que Jesús nació el 25 de diciembre. Está leyenda ha sido transmitida por generación tras generación a través de los siglos por las diferentes corrientes de la cristiandad. El […]

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Advent: In the darkness with eyes wide open

12.16. 2019 Posted By: Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg 544 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. 22 Lectionary readings: Isaiah 7:10-16, Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19, Romans 1:1-7, Matthew 1:18-25 I’ve always struggled with how to teach […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.13. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 211 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 450 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 225 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 320 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 403 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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