Inventory shows 85 new congregations in the last five years

Area conferences support birth of new faith communities across Mennonite Church USA [Español] By Ryan Miller ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Mission Network)—In recent years, examinations of Mennonite Church USA demographics have focused on declining membership. But a recent list offers a new perspective. A “snapshot” inventory compiled in March 2013 by Mennonite Church USA […]

Spanish-speaking church plant takes root in Mountain Lake, Minn.

[Español] By Wil LaVeist (Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite Church USA)—Church life became too comfortable for Judy and Steve Harder. Sunday morning after Sunday morning, they enjoyed sitting together in the pews at First Mennonite Church in Mountain Lake, Minn. They would smile and greet fellow worshipers, study the Bible and sing songs of praise. […]

¿Va a plantar una iglesia? Siga con su trabajo principal

Mauricio Chenlo habla de los beneficios de los pastores que fundan iglesias y siguen con su otro empleo [English version] Por Wil LaVeist ELKHART, Indiana (Red Menonita de Misión/Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)— Si se siente llamado a plantar una iglesia en estos tiempos económicos tan difíciles, es una buena idea seguir con su otro […]

Planting a church? Keep your day job

Mauricio Chenlo discusses the benefits of pastors of new church plants maintaining a second job [versión en español] By Wil LaVeist ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—If you feel called to plant a church in these tough economic times, it’s a good idea to maintain another job. It’s likely that a small church of […]

‘The Naked Anabaptist’ in Spanish

Lea este artículo en español: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/13/anabautismo-al-desnudo-en-espanol/ MennoMedia ‘The Naked Anabaptist’ in Spanish Herald Press releases translation of popular 2010 book By Steve Shenk HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith struck a chord among readers in North America when it came out in 2010. Now, almost two years and […]

‘Anabautismo al Desnudo’ en Español

Read this article in English: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/13/the-naked-anabaptist-in-spanish/   MennoMedia ‘Anabautismo al Desnudo’ en Español Traducción de Herald Press de un libro popular en el 2010 Por Steve Shenk/Mauricio Chenlo HARRISONBURG, Va.,y WATERLOO, Ont.—Anabautismo al Desnudo: Convicciones Básicas de una Fe Radical causo un gran impacto entre los lectores En Norte América cuando salió al público en […]

‘Seguir la nube’, un paso a la vez

Read this article in English: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/10/following-the-cloud-one-step-at-a-time/ Iglesia Menonita de EE.UU. / Red Menonita de Misión ‘Seguir la nube’, un paso a la vez La Comunidad Menonita Grace, una iglesia plantada en el noreste de Texas, celebra sus seis meses de vida. Por Annette Brill Bergstresser Karen y Steve Mascho, de Gladewater, Texas, tuvieron su primer […]

‘Following the cloud,’ one step at a time

Lea este artículo en español: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/13/seguir-la-nube-un-paso-a-la-vez/ Mennonite Church USA / Mennonite Mission Network ‘Following the cloud,’ one step at a time Grace Mennonite Fellowship, a northeastern Texas church plant, celebrates six months of existence. By Annette Brill Bergstresser When Karen and Steve Mascho of Gladewater, Texas, first encountered Mennonites in April 2010, they never imagined […]

British author of ‘Naked Anabaptist’ sets tour

MennoMedia British author of ‘Naked Anabaptist’ sets tour Murray will speak this spring in Canada and U.S. By Steve Shenk HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—Stuart Murray, British author of the popular book The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith, will speak in Canada and the U.S. this spring. Published by Herald Press in […]