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Just let him finish; Or, you cannot serve both process and advocacy

“No man who does not actively choose to work to change and challenge patriarchy escapes its impact.” – bell hooks

“I’ve come to the conclusion that process is how Mennonites justify and inflict violence. 1,741 more words

Suffering, violence, and the Word of God: First thoughts on Müntzer.

I am just supposed to let this all overwhelm me? – Thomas Müntzer

I don’t typically enjoy reading Reformation authors (not that I have read many). 1,605 more words

Encounters with the Spirit: Anabaptists in the Charismatic Movement (Part 1)

At the start of this year, I queried the Anabaptist-Mennonite scholars I follow on Twitter and Facebook:

#Mennonite & #Anabaptist historian-friends: Can you point me to research on charismatic mvmt and North American Anabaptists?

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Becoming Mennonite again, and again

Chantal and I rarely make a point of going to art exhibit openings but on occasion we pass by them and end up wandering in. We recently walked through a photo exhibit with massive images measuring around 4×8 feet or so. 827 more words

Surprising News

Matthew 28:16-20

16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted.

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In the Aftermath of Painful Job Loss

Several weeks ago I received an email from the managing editor of Canadian Mennonite seeking permission to print one of my church employment articles as a sidebar for a feature story. 380 more words

Church And Ministry

Dear Seminarian, With Love from Your Home Congregation

During my husband’s first year of seminary, I led a chapel service that I called A Letter to Seminarians based on 1 Thessalonians 1:2-2:8. In those days before social media, we all loved snail mail, and I would join the daily crowd around the seminary mailboxes and hope for a letter from someone back home. 952 more words