A joint release of Franconia Mennonite Conference and The Mennonite, Inc. Franconia Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA and The Mennonite, Inc., have jointly appointed Jerrell Williams as staff for […]
By Sheldon C. Good
I might get in trouble for saying this, but I think religion is failing young people. I believe the church is the living body of Christ, the primary vehicle for extending God’s love. But bad religion, and in some ways the church, is stifling good religion — our ability to more fully join in God’s movement in the world.
Young people can and must be part of renewing the church. There’s a movement of young people right now who are fired up about moral and spiritual issues. We need to tap into this energy.
Bhutanese-Nepali Mennonite congregations are also emerging in eastern Pennsylvania. Aldo Siahaan, pastor of Philadelphia Praise Center, is coaching a new church plant in Scranton.
By Sheldon C. Good, email@example.com Mennonite Weekly Review Flood waters due to Tropical Storm Irene were subsiding by Sept. 6, but extensive devastation remained as cleanup and repairs began for […]
By Benjamin Sutter, firstname.lastname@example.org Harleysville, PA—Sheldon Good and Steve Kriss know what it means to work as an intergenerational leadership team—Good worked as an intern with Franconia Conference for four […]
by Sheldon C. Good, Salford email@example.com As a child, Ertell M. Whigham, Jr. loved his tight-knit community in North Philadelphia. But by senior year at Simon Gratz High School, he […]
By Sheldon C. Good Mennonite Weekly Review (Reposted by permission from Mennonite Weekly Review.) LANSDALE, Pa. — Officials at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School discovered graffiti on two buildings and […]
By Sheldon C. Good Mennonite Weekly Review (Reposted by permission from Mennonite Weekly Review.) CLICK HERE to view photo album HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. — Though online social media should not replace […]
By Sheldon C. Good for Mennonite Weekly Review PITTSBURGH—Whether or not Mennonite Church USA has a convention in Phoenix in 2013, church leaders are committed to show their support for […]
Sheldon C. Good, Salford firstname.lastname@example.org In 1999, Kenny Chesney sang about why “she thinks my tractor’s sexy.” During the past decade, we’ve expanded Chesney’s claim – because now, farming is […]
Sheldon Good email@example.com How do you measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights? In cups of coffee, in inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife? These are the […]
Sheldon Good firstname.lastname@example.org For just a nickel, you can free a child of intestinal worms for six months. For years, Franconia Mennonite Conference has sponsored an initiative named the Worm […]