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2018 Peace Prayer Walk

Join participants from local churches in our sixth annual Morden Peace Prayer Walk on Sunday Nov. 11 at 3:00 pm starting at Confederation Park (Stephen St. and 9 St.). The walk will last about an hour, after which there will … Continue reading

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Committed to Peace

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 23, 2018, called “Committed to Peace.” The sermon is the third in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Grace and peace … Continue reading

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Love, not Anger

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from January 14, 2018, on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5:21-26. This is part of our second series this year on the Sermon on the Mount, this one focused on “Love as the … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from November 12, 2017, reflecting on the seventh Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, exploring the “peacemaking” Jesus calls us to: As Christians we know the … Continue reading

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What is “Pacifism”?

Pacifism is on the way out in some circles, even as it’s trending in others. I’m certainly not the first or the only one to have noticed this. Many churches and individuals with historic or traditional ties to pacifism are … Continue reading

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MLK and “The Things that Make for Peace”

On December 20, 2015, I preached a sermon at Morden Mennonite Church on “The Things that Make for Peace.” I’ve excerpted some of that sermon already in a previous post, but in honour of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in … 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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