Anabaptist Witness Blog

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Russian Orthodox Priests Call for New Leadership

The Russian Orthodox Church under pressure More than 400 Ukrainian Orthodox priests under the Moscow Patriarchate have called for an international tribunal on Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and official condemnation of his adherence to Russian nationalism, or the so-called “Russki Mir.” In an extended interview with a Ukrainian newspaper, the Orthodox priest Protoierei Andrey Pinchuk […]

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Walk Humbly

Do you know anyone personally that would raise their hand and joyfully accept Jesus’ demand of his disciples? I don’t mean declaring him Lord and Savior (Rom. 10:9-10), or loving your enemies (Matthew 5:44) or loving God (Mark 12:30). Those are all fine and good, commendable actually. We would be lost without all of this. […]

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Desencuentros  I/II

Bienaventurados los que procuran la paz, pues ellos serán llamados hijos de Dios. Mateo 5:13 Un día no volveremos a casa. Sólo esperamos que haya sido porque el Señor nos llamó a su presencia en medio de los que le aman. La participación de la iglesia menonita del centro de México en la Sexta brigada de búsqueda […]

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Anger, Lament, and Hope

The events that have been unfolding in Afghanistan are impacting me deeply. I lived there for three formative years in the early 1970s and have done numerous consultancies there since, both during and after the years of Taliban rule. I’ve been having trouble sorting out my conflicting thoughts and feelings about these events. Below is […]

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