A “People Garden”: Urban church planting in the 1980s

Jason Kauffman is director of Archives and Records Management for Mennonite Church USA. He offers this snapshot into a church planting movement in Mennonite history as we Learn, Pray, Join for Peace Church Planting. On April 12, 1978, Mennonite Board of Missions (MBM) appointed Edward Taylor as associate secretary of Home Missions. Taylor was a […]

God’s presence in a new reality

Nancy Kauffmann is a denominational minister for Mennonite Church USA. Recently a violent storm hit my life, ripping through my heart and shaking the foundation of my faith, when my husband Joel suddenly and unexpectedly died. I was thrust into a new reality where nothing looked familiar. I was angry at God for taking Joel […]