Seven Mennonite leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo share love and concern for their brothers and sisters in the United States suffering from the world’s highest numbers of COVID-19 illness and death.
When my son was an infant I’d look at him in his crib as he slept at night. His stomach was full, and he smelled of baby shampoo and lavender lotion. He was healthy and warm. He slept without fear.
What is peace? First, let me introduce the word “peace” as it is written in the languages of prominent tribes (my birth origin) in Nigeria, West Africa.
It’s always an instructional moment for a pastor when she finds herself confronted with a Bible passage she’s afraid to preach. This happened to me a few months ago.
In 2008 i was a first-time voter and watched the election unfold from Brazil. As a newcomer to this political action and fresh off of reading Shane Claiborne’s Jesus for President, I had a lot of questions.
Ancient cave drawings illustrate that artistic expression is endemic to humanity. And throughout history, artists have pushed boundaries and come into conflict with their communities.
The saying that history doesn’t repeat, but it rhymes, applies to Mennonite Central Committee this year.