2020 Mennonite Educators Conference demonstrates the impact of an Anabaptist Mennonite education

By MC USA/MEA staff MENNONITE CHURCH USA/MENNONITE EDUCATION AGENCY – At the 2020 Mennonite Educators Conference (MEC), entitled “Unleashing Curiosity, Igniting Hope,” educational experts, researchers and educators demonstrated the impact that an Anabaptist Mennonite education has on our children, our churches and the broader community. More than 350 Anabaptist Mennonite educators from the United States […]

Shirley Willard Char Mast

Love is a Verb: Seminary alumna passes Trail of Death learnings on to next generation

Note: This story initially appeared on the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary website. By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary) — Char Mast recalls the moment she realized she had a deep historical connection to the story of the Trail of Death — a connection she had not been aware of before. It […]

MJ Sharp

Love is a Verb: Remembering MJ Sharp and the witness of ‘a kind soul’

Note: This article initially appeared in The Mennonite. By Gordon Houser HESSTON, Kansas (Mennonite Church USA) — Michael (MJ) Sharp, whose death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was confirmed by the United Nations on March 28, was “a kind soul,” said his mother, Michelle, in an April 3 interview. John, his father, added […]