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Christmas at Morden Mennonite

Wondering what’s up at Morden Mennonite this Christmas? Here’s the low-down on all our up-coming church-wide events: Dec. 17 @ 10:40am, Third Advent Service with music led by the MMC Strings+ Dec. 17 @ noon, Church Christmas Potluck Dec. 24 … Continue reading

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“The Things that Make for Peace”

“Peace? Sure, we have peace. Jesus brings us peace with God. But no more war? Not in this world!” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this sentiment. Not necessarily in those exact words, but the idea has … Continue reading

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(Im)Possible Joy

I’ve always struggled with joy. If I were an ancient Roman, sitting in the office of the famed physician Galen, he would have diagnosed me as a “melancholic,” having an excess of black bile in my body. Likely he would … Continue reading

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Love, in the Flesh

We are created to love and be loved in the flesh. Heard. Seen. Touched. Held. Through thick and thin. You can think of the story of Scripture as the story of exactly this kind of love. In the beginning, God … Continue reading

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Refugee Jesus

Let me paint a picture for you. A family is fleeing for their lives: a husband and wife, with a child. They are Middle Eastern: olive-skinned and brown-eyed, the man with thick, dark, curly hair and a finely trimmed beard, … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent (Annual Repost)

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Here’s a post from two years ago that introduces the idea of following the seasons of the church year as a way of grounding our lives in the story of Jesus. It reflects my own Canadian experience … Continue reading

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Waiting for Jesus

This post can be found on Pastor Michael’s blog here. Thanks for stopping by!

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An Anabaptist Does Advent (Repost)

This Sunday we are beginning a six-month journey of “Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time.” The journey starts with Advent, “Waiting for Jesus.” Here’s a post from last year that introduces the idea of following the seasons of the church year as … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent

This post has been moved to Pastor Michael’s blog here. Thanks for stopping by!

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