MennoNerds is on the lookout for new Anabaptist-minded bloggers. We have over 50 blog streams being syndicated on our website right now and we have several affiliates also associated with us. There are quite a few other folks out there who are writing blogs and thinking good MennoNerdy thinky-thoughts. We’re especially looking for bloggers who are not your typical white male Anabaptist folks. Click on the link above or click Becoming an Author and fill out an application.We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
For those of you attending the Mennonite Church USA convention in Kansas City, a number of MennoNerds, both bloggers and members of our Facebook presence, are leading seminars and workshops at the convention. Click here to go to the page listing all of them including dates and times.
For two days (May 13-14, 2015) a group of thirty-one individuals gathered at a Mennonite Church to learn about the experience of veterans and how to provide support for veterans and their families. The title of this seminar was “The Journey Home from War,” a branch of the STAR: Strategies for Trauma Awareness & Resilience […]
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When God came to rescue us through the Incarnation, the cross and the resurrection, he did a great deal more than merely provide a way for us to avoid the consequences of our sin. In … read more
Did you know that your Facebook behavior might be fueling a new kind of terrorism? For all of our talk of terrorism, we rarely talk about what actually causes terrorism other than canned one-liners that aren’t always accurate. I think most often the root causes are fear, misunderstanding, or responding to injustice unjustly– but I think [Read More…]
Confession of Faith in a Queer Perspective: Article 4. Scripture Reflections by Frank Trnka [You can read the introduction to this series of guest posts here.] Like so much of what we have seen coming from the merged MCUSA, the language of the fourth article of the Confession of Faith seems to serve primarily as […]
I have a friend called Elijah*, who used to be a Muslim but became a Christian after Jesus showed Himself to him in a prophetic vision. He know works with a missionary organisation and is spreading the Gospel in the Middle East. A couple of months back when he was visiting some churches in a … Continue reading →
In a way, the Day of Pentecost is what we have been counting down to since Easter. It marks the coming of the Holy Spirit into the world in a way that it was not present before. If you think about it, that is rather sad. The Spirit and Presence of God had always been […]
In 2008 and since our massive banks refused all responsibility for their own actions which precipitated their own failure. Banks, locked in capitalism’s cycle of all out competition, pushed their debt onto the American public secured their own self-in…
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Unlike our thinking today about the source of good and evil in the world, the early church fathers, including Irenaus, Athenagorus, Origen, and others before Augustine, possessed a warfare worldview. Here are 6 … read more
Don’t habituate.#JasonHarrison, #AlexiaChristian, #KeatonOtisDon’t get used to it.#KiwaneCarrington, #JanishaFonville, #AkaiGurleyDon’t become accustomed to the next hashtag, the next memorial, the next video.#MeaganHockaday, #MyaHa…
Not too long ago I ran across an interesting article posted on Facebook by the professor of Theology and Peace Studies at Eastern Mennonite University and author Ted Grimsrud. It was a blog article he had written named Is the Mennonite (Church USA) project doomed? Some ruminations. We had a brief but interesting exchange that […]