Stories

Peace with broken pieces

The power of resilience A Peace Sunday 2022 testimony “The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as seemed good to him” (Jeremiah 18:4). This theme has been discussed a lot recently,... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB – Maio 2022

Fortalecido pelo Espírito O enchimento do Espírito de Deus em nossas vidas é refletido tanto pelo processo de amadurecimento pelo qual somos transformados à imagem de Cristo quanto pelo poder do Espírito para proclamar Cristo. O Espírito veio para... more/más/suite

After Zoom, prayers carry on

Online Prayer Hour doesn’t end when the hour does. Not only do participants in Mennonite World Conference’s bimonthly prayer meeting continue for another 15 minutes – greeting each in other in a pandemonium of languages – they also carry prayers... more/más/suite

Place yourself as witness for peace

“How do we amplify voices? How do we nourish acts of resistance already in place?” These questions were raised during “Ubíquese,” a webinar from the Global Anabaptist Peace Network (GAPN). The webinar had two focal points: past and present... more/más/suite

Crossing climate barriers to Assembly

“This idea of the people of God being in all places is very real,” says Benjamin Isaak-Krauß, pastor of Frankfurt Mennonite Church. The half-decade Assemblies of Mennonite World Conference are an opportunity to experience this reality. But, as... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB – Janeiro 2022

Apresentando a Família Global Maschayaktyn Jamatty (Discípulos de Cristo) - Quirguistão Conferência Emergente (ICOMB) Nossa história menonita neste país remonta ao século XIX. Após a Segunda Guerra Mundial, o Quirguistão tornou-se um local de... more/más/suite

How do churches practice creation care?

Our previous stories from the global survey shows that 1) Mennonite-Anabaptist congregations around the world are being impacted by environmental issues such as climate change in diverse ways, 2) are feeling anxious and sad due to those impacts, and... more/más/suite

Peace amid the storms of life

“As followers of Jesus, we follow his example and work to bring peace in the midst of chaos." Member churches around the world celebrated Peace Sunday 2021 using Mennonite World Conference’s Peace Sunday worship resource: “Finding hope and healing... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB – dezembro 2021

Apresentando a Família Global Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Mennonitischen Brüdergemeinden Deutschland (AMBD) – Alemanha AMBD é uma das três Conferências da Alemanha e reúne 13 congregações e 1568 membros. Longe de ser afetada pela pandemia, a Conferência... more/más/suite

Are our churches and leaders engaged with creation care?

“In Germany environmental care has been on the public agenda already for a very long time, making it a part of our church’s collective conscience for a while. We are trying different ways to make good on the belief that we are to be God’s stewards... more/más/suite

When the wicked prosper

Take refuge in the Lord This devotional is inspired by the question “What now?” as church leaders assess the changes that have come about due to COVID-19. Psalm 73 reflects the understandable frustration when the expectations of Psalm 1 do not pan... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB - Agosto 2021

Apresentando a Família Global: Filipinas Kapatirang Menonita Ng Pilipinas Incorporated Conferência Emergente Kapatirang Menonita Ng Pilipinas Incorporated ou Irmãos Menonitas das Filipinas é uma Conferência Emergente em parceria com o ICOMB. A... more/más/suite

“God’s time was perfect”

“When I first signed up for the program, I never thought a pandemic would happen,” says Elda Antonio Garcia, a YAMENer from Mexico. “Now that I am living in the midst of it, instead of seeing it as a challenge, I see it as a blessing…. It is... more/más/suite

How does climate change intersect with other community challenges?

“The majority of our members do not have jobs; survival is very difficult.” Leontina Mahamba, Paroisse Alegria de Malanje, igreja Comunidade Menonita em Angola “Mental illness is the major factor keeping the people we encounter homeless. Heat,... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – October 2021

Introducing the Global Family 日本メノナイトブレザレン教団 - Nihon Menonaito Burezaren Kyoudan: Japan Mennonite Brethren Conference Member Conference The Japan Mennonite Brethren Conference unites today 29 churches in Japan. In total, the Conference has... more/más/suite

God’s Wisdom and goodness

Perspective: United States Religious difference can bring people together Religion is personal; it expresses our way to be. Religio means “to bind,” so religions are meant to bring people together. To talk with other Christians (Protestant, Roman... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB - Agosto 2021

50º aniversário da Convención Hermanos Menonitas del Paraguay (Convenção dos Irmãos Menonitas do Paraguai) Este ano, a Convención Hermanos Menonitas del Paraguay completou 50 anos. O Pastor Dario Ramírez, Presidente da conferência e representante do... more/más/suite

Together for dialogue

Perspective: Burkina Faso Testimony of Fabé Traoré’s relations with Muslims Born in a Muslim family in Samogohiri, I was a practicing Muslim before my conversion. Today I am a servant of God, commonly called a pastor and in charge of the local... more/más/suite

God was always there

Perspectives: Guatemala Mayas and Anabaptists: A spiritual encounter Guatemala is a beautiful country with pluricultural, multilingual, multi-ethnic and multi-religious peoples. God allowed my birth to happen here. What God had prepared for my life... more/más/suite

Atualização do sócio do Ministério: ICOMB - Julio 2021

De 23 a 25 de junho, os líderes MB de todo o mundo, nossa equipe e convidados especiais reuniram-se em nosso Cúpula online para ter comunhão, tomar decisões e compartilhar sobre como Deus está trabalhando na família global do ICOMB. Ouvimos relatos... more/más/suite