Following Jesus into the future

Ervin Stutzman is executive director of Mennonite Church USA. This article originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of The Mennonite. Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. — Hebrews 12:1b-2 (TNIV) From time to time, someone asks me something […]

God sightings

(Appeared first in January 2013, The Mennonite. Reprinted with permission.) By Ervin Stutzman There has never been the slightest doubt in my mind that the God who started this great work in you would keep at it and bring it to a flourishing finish on the very day Christ Jesus appears.—Philippians 1:6 (The Message) And we know […]

Signposts: A loving community

(Appeared first in August 2012, The Mennonite. Reprinted with permission.) By Ervin Stutzman By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.—John 13:35 (TNIV) Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another […]