I put these words together as a kind of confessional: I am a privileged white male, I have no needs today. My coffee beans are shipped from afar, and likewise my chocolate bar.
I agree with Don Blosser (Letters, Oct. 14) that the name “Anabaptist Bible” [a new publishing project; see update on page 17] feels awkward.
This is my first experience with your content, and I must say I loved it (“Jesus and the New Testament on killing,” by Ronald J.
The Oct. 14 issue (“Digital technologies: threat to Amish life?”) is an example of why some of the Amish survivors I’ve met in my line of work have absolute red-hot rage at “mainstream” Mennonites.
My congregation, Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church, has changed from a membership of 380 in the 1950s to an attendance of 35 nowadays.
It is common to hear that we should have conversations with people on the other side of our political and religious divides.
In “Virginia leaders offer guidance after Mennonite Church USA delegate vote causes concern” (Oct. 14), what struck you [AW editors] was where the leaders’ statement differed from the denomination’s direction: You led with its sentence upholding Virginia Conference’s polity of suspending the ministry credential of any pastor who conducts a same-sex marriage ceremony.
I appreciate the pushback from Gary Oyer and Alvin Mast (Letters, Oct. 14) to one of my statements quoted in “Mosaic Conference evaluating relationships with MC USA” (Sept. 23).
John K. Stoner (“Five Bible stories, one grand vision,” Sept. 23) provides a great service in reminding Christians of one of the dominant themes of Scripture: the movement from violence to mercy and peace