This article first appeared in Canadian Mennonite. Youth growing up in many Mennonite churches could be forgiven for thinking that homosexual sex is the only kind of intercourse people have, because that’s the only kind many congregations discuss. Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College, Ind., says that congregations have [...]
I wrote about what advent is like as a young adult for the latest issue of Canadian Mennonite. Read it online here.
Emily Loewen Young Voices Co-Editor Canadian Mennonite When Jefferson Bethke posted his YouTube video titled “Why I hate religion but love Jesus,” it quickly went viral. In the spoken word piece he talks about problems within the church and why he feels Jesus is separate from organized religion. Rachel Bergen followed up on some of those themes [...]
Canadian Mennonite By Emily Loewen Young Voices Editor The week after becoming a member in a new church, the calls start coming—“Would you be interested in teaching Sunday school?” “How would you like to lead music?”—the typical starter positions offered to young adults. While they are valuable learning positions, shouldn’t young people also use their [...]