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Winter 2018: what's up?



From Emmaus to Amsterdam: Fernando Enns reflects

Rev. Prof. Dr. Fernando Enns took part in the "Walk of Peace", Amsterdam, 23 August 2018. “Never before had I realized the power of simply walking together on a path of peace, how it connects people in a very deep and meaningful way”, writes Rev. Prof. Dr. Fernando Enns in a recent Bible study on the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace published by the World Council of Churches (WCC).

In his text, Enns, a Brazilian-German Mennonite theologian, builds a parallel between the passage of the walk to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35) and the ecumenical “Walk... Continue



Strangers No More 2013 in retrospect: Navinga Chitala

This summer Dutch Mennonite Mission organised in Guatemala its fourth edition of Strangers No More. Navinga Chitala from Zambia reflects and gives her report.

  

In my report, I will talk about the benefits that I obtained at the conference and some suggestions to the program.

I would like to give thanks to the Almighty God for giving me an opportunity of visiting and meeting the STRANGERS NO MORE 13 participants. Furthermore, this program really added value in my life in so many ways. Some of the benefits are on Joseph’s cycle. This story taught me to show love to people in society by sharing with the poor, or the rich. To show love... Continue



Bishop Ndege’s reflection on Strangers No More 2013

This summer Dutch Mennonite Mission organised in Guatemala its fourth edition of Strangers No More. Bishop Christopher Ndege from Tanzania reflects:

It was a real blessing to participate in the Strangers No More 2013 (SNM 13) in Guatemala this year.

 

To my knowledge Strangers No More was initiated several years ago by the Dutch Mennonite Mission (DMM) as a way of encouraging Mennonite Youths from the different parts of the world where Mennonite Church exists to meet, and learn from each other about their faith, their countries and situations where they live. To me this is a very important objective. Because it also involve youths into a journey of... Continue