Missionary travel and people of peace
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  *In her regular newsletter, Anne Thiessen reflected on the ICOMB consultation and the context of her work in Mexico. Her revised meditation appears here. Missionaries waste time and money on trips. There’s probably some truth some of the time … Read More

Personal reflection: A call to greater faith
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I am so humbled to have had the privilege of being able to attend this conference of spiritual leaders in our MB family from so many different countries and cultures around the world. I was encouraged by all the testimonies … Read More

Convergence of prayer and mission
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Prayer has been a central component of this consultation. The goal was “to create commitment to prayer movements in the conferences of all attendees of this consultation” – what a beautiful, powerful goal! This week prayer was lived out through … Read More

God touched my heart through stories
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Workshop: Storytelling that Transforms What do a jail cell story, a story of radical forgiveness, a housekeeper turned pastor and a church in Las Vegas have to do with each other? These are all stories told at the ICOMB Consultation … Read More

How to affirm the leaders of tomorrow in the church of today
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Workshop: Mobilizing Youth for Leadership in the Church & Mission Heinrich Rempel Who are the leaders of tomorrow in our churches, and what are we doing to develop them today? What are some of the obstacles we face?  Leaders from … Read More

Children of the living God, driven by hope
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So much hope was presented throughout Thursday night’s session. From a testimony from Roman Rakhuba about the political turmoil and warfare currently going on in Ukraine, to a spontaneous encouraging word from Andy Owen, to a message from Vic Wiens … Read More

Faces of ICOMB
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    See more pictures from MB Mission’s John Ervin on flickr.

What about the bones?
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Workshop: Authority of Scriptures in Mission Heinrich Derksen At a gathering of MBs from around the world, of a family of churches known as “people of the Book,” workshops on the authority of Scripture should probably be presumed. With more … Read More

Changing glasses for a fresh read of Scripture
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Workshop: Understanding Today’s Worldviews for Mission Arthur Dück “Who is right?” asked Arthur Dück, faculty member at the Instituto e Seminário Bíblico dos Irmãos Menonitas (Mennonite Brethren Bible Institute and Seminary) in Curitiba, Brazil. Arthur had already offered a spectacular Bible … Read More

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