The power and privilege in our midst

Hannah Heinzekehr is the Communications Program Director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She attends Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship in Goshen, Indiana.   I’m sitting down to write this blog post in the midst of a moment in time where racism’s deadly consequences are on full display. […]

On protesting

J. Denny Weaver is professor emeritus of Religion of Bluffton (Ohio) University where he taught in the Religion Department for thirty-one years. His recent publications are God without Violence, second edition (Cascade Books, 2020) which has a new chapter on nonviolent activism, and additions on Black theology and the Doctrine of Discovery; and Nonviolent Word, […]

One Hundred Years in Story and Song

Mennonite Women of First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, Ohio Announcing an original production: Mennonite Women: 100 Years in Story and Song Jan. 13 at 3 p.m., First Mennonite Church (FMC), Bluffton, Ohio   You could call it musical theater … or a musical review. Or a very entertaining history lecture. Wendy Chappell-Dick has set to music […]

Message to the Swarm: Five reasons to find us in Orlando

A joint message from the Mennonite colleges and universities Swarming excited youth clamoring to get into the exhibit hall on the first night of convention…it is one of our favorite times of the week. That moment captures much about convention: the energy and enthusiasm of our denomination’s young people, the eagerness to make connections, the […]

Vocational choices rooted in church community

MennoMedia Vocational choices rooted in church community Herald Press releases ‘Go to Church, Change the World’ By Steve Shenk HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—For years, Gerald Mast, a professor at Bluffton (Ohio) University, has been teaching that a Christian’s life decisions should be made in consultation with other members in the church. You don’t go it […]