Anabaptist Witness Blog

Welcome to our blog, a forum to foster discussion and share ideas from different corners of the Anabaptist world. It is regularly updated with short reflection pieces, reactions to articles, comments on current events relating to mission, and more. If you are interested in contributing, please review our guidelines and contact information.

Hispanic Heritage Month

The anthropologist Clifford Geertz explains that one of the most significant aspect of the human condition is that “we all begin with the natural equipment to live a thousand kinds of life, but end in having lived only one.” For me, this one life began unfolding on Home Street in the South Bronx. My immigrant parents, […]

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The Impossible Invisibility of the Poor

Roberto Sosa, a Honduran poet, wrote: “The poor are many: that is why it is impossible to forget them.” Yet somehow, daily, we manage to do the impossible. I am living in one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere where, according to the World Bank, one-third of the people live in extreme poverty, […]

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Introducing the new Anabaptist Witness student assistant

We’re pleased to introduce the newest member of the Anabaptist Witness team, Jacob Liechty. Here is an introduction in his own words. Glad to have you on board, Jacob! My name is Jacob Liechty, and I’m excited to be joining the Anabaptist Witness team as a student assistant. My own engagement with mission in the […]

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A Journey from Kenya to Coneflower Farm

The following piece is the first entry in our new Anabaptist Young Adults in Mission Blog Series, sharing reflections on Anabaptist identity and engaging in different cultural contexts than one’s own. The author, Wanza Mwenda, is currently working with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) partners in her home country, Kenya, where she builds sand dams to […]

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