What is the answer to those concerned about war?

Glen Guyton is the executive director of Mennonite Church USA.   My 18-year-old son texted me and asked if I had been watching the latest Twitter trend. I told him no, that I would check it out, and then I saw #WWIII was trending. Wow! After a bit of scrolling, I saw that the Twitterverse was […]

Mennonite Church USA signs letter to Congress expressing grief, urging negotiations with Iran

By Mennonite Church USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, is one of 19 leaders of churches and faith-based organizations that has signed a letter to Congress, expressing grief over “the current rise in violence between the U.S. and Iran,” and urging Congress “to pass legislation that will […]

Mennonite Church USA signs “Faith statement on escalating violence with Iran”

By Mennonite Church USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA is one of 35 churches and faith-based organizations that has signed a statement renouncing “the United States’ dangerous aggression towards Iran, including the assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the deployment of additional troops to the region” and urging the Administration to “work […]

Lament for the new year

By Mennonite Church USA staff   Creator God, in your mercy, you have made all things new and given us the power to live into the new creation that is in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:17). Yet, instead of trusting and seeking the renewal of our minds in Jesus who is our peace, we have […]