Homophobia: All Part of the Same Story

Carol writes this from within the Mennonite Brethren Church but her words are true for Mennonite Church Canada and beyond! Written by Carol Penner DearMBchurch.ca: When I heard yesterday that 50 people had been killed and dozens injured at a LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, I was numb. As I have been numb when mass shootings…

Listening Church

I invite you to take a listen. I was honoured to be among this company of people to share my story, our stories, with the larger Church. May the Spirit’s work be done.  

WHY OUR TONE, ATTITUDE, AND CHARACTERIZING OF ONE ANOTHER MATTERS

Written by Wendy VanderWal Gritter, Executive Director of New Direction   Theological disagreement in the Body of Christ matters. It presents the perfect opportunity to actually live in the way of the resurrected Jesus. Unfortunately, that isn’t what usually happens. There is a vein of Christianity in which monitoring fellow siblings in Christ for right…

Bi my Side: My coming out journey and the importance of community

By Alex Neufeldt Growing up, I always believed monosexuality (the romantic or sexual attraction to members of one sex or gender only) to be the norm. Heterosexuality was always assumed to be the default, of course, though the notion of homosexuality has also been within my realm of consciousness as long as I can remember,…