Boyd, a best-selling author and cofounder of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minn., was this year’s Peace and Justice Guest at AMBS. In a lecture to a filled chapel, Boyd described characteristics of the kingdom of the world and the kingdom of God. Then he outlined how to keep God’s kingdom holy, meaning distinct and separate.
Hybels is the senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill.
His recommendation sparked renewed interest in Lederach’s 1999 Herald Press book, said Russ Eanes, director of MennoMedia.
On April 20, four Mennonite Brethren churches held outdoor baptisms, turning the shores of the Pacific Ocean into holy ground.