Even books with hard messages can offer hope when the print, paper, and binding are a physical reminder of the power of the word.
“Working intentionally at intercultural competency is challenging for me, in a good way …”
As a lifelong Anabaptist, no one has yet accused me of being “sweetened” in the Lord. But as I grow older, it seems a compliment worth seeking.
It might sound trite, but I believe our prayers are the most powerful and effective offering we can make on behalf of the new expressions of Church that God is aligning with us in Franconia Mennonite Conference.
As I work with these churches, they bring to mind five Indonesian words that tell a story of holy imagination …
by Jerrell Williams, Associate for Leadership Cultivation (Reprinted with permission from The Mennonite) This past week I got the chance to accompany Steve Kriss, Franconia Mennonite Conference executive minister, and […]
I am grateful now for a full staff team after over a year of navigating through changes.
As 1 Corinthians 12:14 states, “For the body is not one member, but many,” and as it is said in Ecclesiastes 4:9, “Two are better than one; because they have […]
There is growth and challenge across our Conference community these days.
Where is the life of your congregation intersecting with the life of our broader conference fellowship? In what ways are you seeking to grow into life of the emerging kingdom of God among us? In the new one day schedule for our upcoming Conference Assembly, we each have the wonderful privilege of participating in a workshop addressing a relevant issue and shared mission in our life together as the body of Christ. Everyone, delegates and non-delegates, is invited to consider attending one of these workshops as a way of helping us catch a greater glimpse and vision of what God is doing among us. We invite you to spread the word in your congregation and invite others to attend both the workshops and the evening worship service.