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Confessions of a Part-Time Pastor: I Don't Care (Much)

Rev. Joanna Harader | Posted 11.03.2015 | Religion
Rev. Joanna Harader

Sure, I complain about pompous pastors who call or email to tell me how wrong my theology is, but the truth is that those conversations are kind of fun. And they force me to think through my theological positions.

It's Raining Mennonites

Holly Richmond | Posted 08.02.2014 | Religion
Holly Richmond

Question: How does a Good Girl with 17 years of Christian-school honor roll turn into a pot-smoking, godless queer feminist? Answer: Live with Mennonites for a year.

Forging Peace, Growing Peace

Ali Berlow | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion
Ali Berlow

Once I knew what the tools were made out of, I couldn't stop staring at them even though the fight or flight part of me was triggered, repelled and rapt. They were only garden tools, after all.


T. Sher Singh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

Walking into that congregation that day, I felt like I had shed my shoes outside, washed my feet, covered my head in humility, and had checked my bag of pretensions and ostentations, language and intelligence, outside. And walked in, a naked soul.

Is There A Hidden Gem In That Horse-Drawn Buggy?

Charles Redfern | Posted 08.10.2012 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Nancy Sleeth looks beyond the group's obvious flaws, learns from their attributes and applies their lessons in an entertaining, thought-provoking, refreshing, nuts-and-bolts manual for those of us who feel enslaved to the grid and our gas guzzlers.

Time for a Peace Industry and a Super PAC to Support It

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

I'm talking about the majority of businesses that perform better when poverty and violence is not prevalent. If financial incentives motivate politicos, then put some numbers on those dividends available from reducing violence.

Mennonite College No Longer Plays National Anthem

Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion

By Jack Jenkins c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Goshen College will no longer play The Star-Spangled Banner at sporting events, school leaders...

Are Mennonites Taking Over The World?

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

Anabaptism's values of peace, justice and nonviolence are increasingly relevant in our world. I humbly acknowledge this and say, spread the Word!

CodePink: "This Should Be a Peace Convention!"

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If you think that all that is happening in Denver this week is pundit blah blah on CNN, consider that already a wide variety of peace protests have taken place Sunday in the Mile High City.