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Reading Melodie’s personal journey of healing between a Mennonite and a Lutheran adds a rich dimension to the official reconciliation between our denominations. Getting Personal: Unexpected Gift of Mennonite World Conference 2015.
Photos: Stick Ceremony and Elkhorn Residential School (closed, 1949) Yesterday was a historic day for Canada. After six years of careful listening and recording of the stories of survivors of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools (the last of which closed in … Continue reading
This was the focus of a day long workshop I attended at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary on Jan 25, 2015. I’ve often thought about the difficulties this amazing ritual has for children and others who are not yet baptized, but … Continue reading
After closing the church year with last week’s “In Memoriam” blog, it is time for me to turn my thoughts toward the Advent of Jesus and the theme of hope. On that note I need to let you know how … Continue reading
One of three foci at Faith Forward was on the rhythm of our spiritual lives. Like other rhythm, spiritual rhythm is created out of an intentional and regulated blend of sounds, or activities, and pauses. The spiritual pausing in which … Continue reading
Last week’s post held elements of lament and uncertainty that characterize much of the Western church’s current context. Other questions live on the underside of those uncertainties about naming God in the scripts of our lives. One of those questions … Continue reading