The Church on Mission

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Missionary travel and people of peace

  *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

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Convergence of prayer and mission

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

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God touched my heart through stories

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

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Children of the living God, driven by hope

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

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What about the bones?

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

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Changing glasses for a fresh read of Scripture

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

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The people of God, a people of peace

Workshop: Peace: Mennonite Accessory or Missiological Foundation? César García César García encountered the MB church at age 12. In his teens, like most Colombian youth who grew up in the context of Colombia’s 52-year civil war, César entered the military.

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