Take a deep breath

Jeanne and Ron Sears began The Seasons Retreat, a nonprofit, in 2016 on a working organic farm in Illinois. Trained as spiritual directors and members of the Mennonite Spiritual Directors Network, as well as Spiritual Directors International, they offer spiritual guidance and lead retreats in their rural setting.   Exhale. Deep breath. This is not […]

Love is a Verb: Barbara and Shirley

Cyneatha Millsaps is the pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago. Pastor Cyneatha is married to her husband Steven. She is a 2008 graduate of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. What does love look like? There are two women in our congregation who make me smile every time I see […]

An interview with Janet Elaine Rasmussen

Mennonite Church USA This piece first appeared in the January 2012 issue of Equipping, a resource packet for equipping Mennonite Church USA pastors and leaders. An interview with Janet Elaine Rasmussen From college president to Mennonite pastor Conducted by Joanna Shenk Tell me a little bit about your professional work before your studies at AMBS. […]