I believe it was an act of humility for Mennonite pastor Brad Roth to write a book about the Lord’s Supper.
Part of my heritage as a conservative Mennonite is the teaching that Christians should dress simply and modestly. At Mountain View Mennonite, the church Ivan and I currently attend, there is no standard like the one in my childhood congregation, which says women should wear cape dresses.
A large, historic church building that was the home of Cedar Falls Mennonite Church in Iowa for much of its existence was demolished Oct. 4 to make way for a residential development.
A new law mandating flashing yellow lights on horse-drawn vehicles in Ohio has been met with resistance by some Amish buggy drivers.
North Americans take for granted the ability to cross borders with ease. Customs agents wave us through without a second look, while other travelers get scrutinized. Nationality, skin color, gender and religion can complicate travel.
Many years ago, when I first came to live on the homeland of the Yakama nation, I had the privilege of hearing an elder speak at a large public event at the local university. I was a member of the faculty at the time.
A narrow path led upward over hill and valley. On the left were many vineyards, on the right the slope of a mountain. You had to walk carefully.