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Ministry partner update: ICOMB – November 2021

Introducing the Global Family: Kapatirang Menonita Ng Pilipinas Incorporated – Philippines Emerging Conference Kapatirang Menonita Ng Pilipinas Incorporated or Mennonite Brethren of the Philippines is an Emerging Conference in partnership with ICOMB... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – September 2021

Introducing the Global Family Bund evangelischer Freikirchen (Taufgesinnte Gemeinden) – Germany Member Conference The Bund evangelischer Freikirchen (Taufgesinnte Gemeinden) , is a growing working group of independent churches. The Conference was... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – August 2021

50th Anniversary of the Convención Hermanos Menonitas del Paraguay (Mennonite Brethren Convention of Paraguay) This year, the Paraguayan conference Convención Hermanos Menonitas del Paraguay celebrated its 50th anniversary. Pastor Dario Ramírez,... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – July 2021

On 23-25 June 2021, MB leaders from around the world, our staff, and special guests gathered at our online Summit to have fellowship, make decisions, and share about how God is working in the global ICOMB family. We heard reports from conferences... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – June 2021

The church in Lithuania Artūras Rulinskas, leader of Laisvųjų Krikščionių Bažnyčia (Free Christian Church), the MB conference in Lithuania, asks the Global Family to pray for Lithuania according to Psalm 22:22-31. Worship ( I will declare your name... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – May 2021

The church in Japan Takao Sugi, leader of the Nihon Menonaito Burezaren Kyodan, the MB conference in Japan, invites prayer for the church in Japan. The churches continue to gather, with safety precautions in place. They now hold multiple services in... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – April 2021

Multiply A new Multiply board was installed at the end of 2020, led by chair David MacLean. After 5 months of prayer and research, the board has announced a General Director search, with an application deadline of 28 May 2021. For more information,... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – February 2021

The church in Angola prepares for leadership transition Jean-Claude Ambeke is the current president of Igreja Evangelica dos Irmaos Menonitas en Angola (IEIMA) – the MB conference in Angola. His term expires in June 2021. Jean-Claude has worked hard... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – January 2021

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – December 2020

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – November 2020

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – October 2020

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – September 2020

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – August 2020

The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its... more/más/suite

聖靈在轉化我們

哥倫比亞 波哥大 -- 綜觀教會歷史,我們不難發現人們在追隨耶穌的同時,不斷被聖靈更新以及轉化,我們也堅持心中的盼望來面對挑戰。 今日,南半球的教會都注目著聖靈的同在與權能,世界大會的非洲地區代表也著手準備著2018世界團契主日的相關材料與資源。 世界大會「全球團契主日」是一個幫助兄姊省思重洗派信仰意義的機會,也是我們與全球重洗派基督徒在聖靈裡敬拜的年度歡慶盛事。 世界大會總幹事César García說:「這一天,我們是在在基督裡慶祝那些文化、國界等等使我們隔絕的藩籬,... more/más/suite

屬靈聚集:世界大會會員代表大會於肯亞召開

世界大會總幹事西薩說:「我的願望是在會議進行時,全然在聖靈裡遇見神、與他的子民團契,以及在全球教會裏的多元價值觀、神學觀及文化背景中達到合一。」每三年一次、由會員教會的代表出席的會員代表大會於2018年4月23-26日在肯亞奈洛比舉行。會議前,世界大會所屬各委員會與網絡先行開會。除此之外,與會代表與當地門諾會在4月21日於Kisumu慶祝「更新2027」—聖靈轉化我們。 世界大會執行委員會、區域代表、各附屬委員會、重洗派青年會、全球重洗派服務網絡、全球宣教團契等單位,... more/más/suite

班尼與瑞安娜:青年高峰會的愛情故事

基督徒父母時常鼓勵他們的子女在教會中尋找終身伴侶,也鼓勵透過國際經驗認識其他國家的教會。這些情況有時候同時發生。 皆為神學院學生的班尼與瑞安娜即將在今年夏天慶祝結婚一周年紀念日,他們的愛情故事是始自於三年前的門諾會青年高峰會與世界大會年會。 上帝的激進行動 加拿大/美國雙國籍的瑞安娜說:「這真是很酷的經歷,因為當時我還是暑期夏令營的總召,在七月中請假去參與其他活動根本是不可能的。」 然而天助也,她得到了幾乎一個月的休假許可,也遞補成為加拿大門諾弟兄會代表團的一員,... more/más/suite

在剛果民主共和國內戰時看見慷慨之愛

要去愛慷慨的剛果民主共和國(簡稱民主剛果)人民並不困難,但在Kasai鄉村區所發生的邪惡難以理解。 2017年12月,內戰生還的人民告訴門諾會世界大會執事委員會的代表他們所經歷的一場村莊突襲,這悲劇是民兵發起,村莊與政府有任何關連的男丁皆遭遇屠殺。 受害者在身陷危險的家人、婦女、幼童面前遭殺害。斷壁殘垣的村莊、數以千計村民受創流離失所,財產、家人、社區都已不復存在。揹著折磨的傷疤,大部分的村民都不願再回去。 我是探訪代表團的一員,離開時卻對剛果門諾會滿懷感激,因他們即使在受苦中,... more/más/suite

轉化的一年:在YAMEN計畫中遇見神也遇見人

哥倫比亞波哥大 -- 「無論我們在哪裡,福音使我們連結在一起」,勞莉.賽古拉 (Laurey Segura)參與門諾會重洗青年文化交流網絡(Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network,簡稱YAMEN)擔任老師與青年工作者體現了這樣的精神。這是一個門諾會中央委員會與世界大會聯合舉辦的計畫,使得這位哥斯大黎加門諾會會友至哥倫比亞服事一年,2016~2017成為可能。 她說:「過去我總希望可以提供援助,到頭來卻發現自己受助更多。」... more/más/suite

Quito門諾會為和平的禱告與事工

安娜(化名),2016年為了逃離囚禁她兩年的民兵組織,從哥倫比亞麥德林移居至厄瓜多,過去那段日子她飽受多次性侵害與暴力,不僅自此懷孕,更被迫從事許多不法行為。縱使她已逃離如此煉獄般的環境,心中的傷痛與陰影依舊糾纏她在厄瓜多的日子。 當基多門諾教會為她提供庇護時,她充滿不安、害怕、傷痛、精疲力竭以及失去求生意志,但教會的難民救助計畫盡力保護這些難民,給他們力量並助其開始接受身心上的醫治。 厄瓜多的基多門諾教會從一開始就是個多元文化與包容性的社群,因耶穌在世生活所啟發,致力於促進和平、... more/más/suite