For someone who seemed to be always on the move, Michael “MJ” Sharp was known for his ability to form relationships. The publication in January of a book about his international efforts to make peace has served as an opportunity for his parents to reflect on the challenges of giving order to the profound diversity of those relationships.
News of the release of the 12 remaining Christian Aid Ministries hostages in Haiti spread quickly Dec. 16 in and around the conservative Anabaptist organization’s Berlin, Ohio, headquarters, and elsewhere.
All of the remaining 12 Christian Aid Ministries hostages kidnapped in Haiti were released today (Dec. 16), two months to the day after a gang kidnapped the mission workers and family members, including five children.
Frieda Schellenberg Erb, 81, whose lifetime of ministry in Bolivia and Argentina included building connections between churches in North and South America, died Nov. 14 in Choele Choel, Argentina.