My nationality is Indonesian, so the flag of my country is Bendera merah putih. It is a simple red-and-white flag with two equal horizontal bands.
It was during my recent weeping years, as I’ve come to call them, that God introduced himself to me in a new way. Raised in the Methodist tradition, I first learned of God as Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
Anchored deep in the identity of Anabaptists is the pride that comes from the work of peace, relief, service and reconciliation.
In the past year, two fine memoirs about the search for Mennonite identity have been published, both using a motorcycle journey as the vehicle — literally and figuratively — for the quest to understand the writer’s Mennonite roots.