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Trophic Cascade and How Change Happens

In the 1920s, wolves were eradicated from Yellowstone National Park, and seventy years later in the mid 1990s when they were reintroduced, the wolves set off a chain reaction that transformed the park in amazing ways… 310 more words

Church And Ministry

10 Things I Would Rather Discuss at Convention that GLBTQ Inclusion

I’m tired of squinting at articles trying to make sense of the church’s movement/not movement on LGBTQ conversations. I’m tired of blogging about it. So here’s ten conversations I’d rather be having at the Kansas City Convention. 425 more words

Mennonite Church USA

A Big Book for Big Minds: A Living Alternative

WRITER WEDNESDAY: A BOOK REVIEW A Living Alternative: Anabaptist Christianity in a Post-Christendom World is a big book. Edited by Joanna Harader and A.O. Green, it squeezes in much with narrow margins and almost 300 pages. 1,496 more words


Who is My Neighbour?

I was not exactly eager to spend an entire Saturday at another seminar. Especially since 4 out of the next 5 Saturdays were already being claimed by other church commitments. 492 more words

Church And Ministry

Answering the Call to Worship

Today I had the extreme pleasure of having lunch with three ladies that are MYF youth sponsors with me.  This group of wonderful women have taken me under their collective wing and are mentoring me in the fine arts of leading an MYF group. 881 more words

Worship Walks

My One Word for 2015: Release

Okay, so I know I’m late to the party, but I’ve just figured out my one word for 2015, and it’s related to something I’ve been mulling over the last few weeks. 403 more words

Spiritual Practice

Does Everyone Deserve a Good Death?

I hadn’t planned on reading Living Thoughtfully Dying Well by Glen E. Miller, MD (Herald Press, 2014), and I almost stopped when I read this sentence in his introduction (page 20): 449 more words

Book Reviews