• Refugee-Feature

    They’re part of our family now

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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    Do Something

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

      When my 16-year-old daughter Alketa saw the photo of the little boy washed up on the beach, her heart broke for people from Syria. She was compelled…

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    How to work and share across differences

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    What is the point of building relationships with people who believe differently than us?

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    Unexpected blessing

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

      pace space When they arrived in Prince George, Westwood’s first Syrian family walked into a fully stocked kitchen. The support team had conscientiously researched staple foods for…

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Plight of displaced focus of new World Refugee Day campaign

There are many causes of hunger, but a main one is conflict – war pushes people out of their homes and off their land and makes them dependent…

Incorporation into the body of Christ

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Representatives of the Catholic Church (Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity), The Lutheran World Federation, and Mennonite World Conference met in Bogotá, Colombia, 29 February–4 March 2016, for the fourth meeting of the International Trilateral Dialogue Commission.

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MBBS graduation 2016

MBBS graduation

Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary-TWU, a part of the ACTS Seminaries consortium, held its graduation ceremony at Central Heights Church, Abbotsford, B.C., Apr. 23, 2016.

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MDS monitoring Alberta fires

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Click here to read a May 12 update from MDS.  Fires in and around the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray has Mennonite Disaster Service Alberta Unit and…

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Steinbach Bible College graduation 2016

SBC Graduation 2016

Embrace the call! Steinbach Bible College’s theme for 2015–16, based on Genesis 3:1–9, was also a fitting send-off for graduates as they explore their options after SBC. Whether…

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May/June 2016

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Contents of the May/June 2016 issue

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They’re part of our family now

Refugee-Feature

It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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Stories in Art

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For my son Nur Amar. God is my light [nur] and my salvation – whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27). His name [nur] means “light.” —Lamia’ Bahnam Yshua This artwork by an…

Life & Faith

Refugee-Feature

They’re part of our family now

Sunday, May 1, 2016

It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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Stories in Art

Sunday, May 1, 2016

For my son Nur Amar. God is my light [nur] and my salvation – whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27). His name [nur] means “light.” —Lamia’ Bahnam Yshua This artwork by an…

Do-Something-feature

Do Something

Sunday, May 1, 2016

  When my 16-year-old daughter Alketa saw the photo of the little boy washed up on the beach, her heart broke for people from Syria. She was compelled…

Vwpt.1779945LowRes

How to work and share across differences

Sunday, May 1, 2016

What is the point of building relationships with people who believe differently than us?

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Happy mother’s and father’s day!

Sunday, May 1, 2016

I asked seniors for a glimpse into a childhood moment when they felt a parent’s love. Their stories show that, while some things change, love – and its memory – endure.
—Angeline Schellenberg

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The Lam family reunites

Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Lam family, refugees from Vietnam, were reunited in 1984 after five years of separation (l-r): Ken, Van Tao Lam, May and Wayne. A group from Delta Mennonite…

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