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Loving the tradition from the margins: What Malcolm Gladwell is missing about power in his Mennonites podcast

Illustration of Malcolm Gladwell by Surian Soosay

Contributed by Luke L Miller Chester Wenger’s “An open letter to my beloved church” in 2014 was a beautiful, poignant

Posted in Education, MCUSA, Power

Compassion, Justice, and Kim Davis: Some Queer Reflections

Contributed by Justin Yoder “Yes, Kim Davis is a bigot, and yes, her four marriages are relevant. But we need

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Lament for the institutionalized church: Trauma, rage, and hope from Kansas City

[Reposted from Our Stories Untold. Read Rae Halder’s original post here.] Rae wrote a version of this piece, originally posted on

Posted in Kansas City '15, MCUSA, Pink Perspective Tagged with: ,

Pink Menno Press release on July 2, 2015 Action at Mennonite Church USA convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 7/2/2015, PINK MENNO, CONTACT: MATT DEAN (717) 802-2070 IN SEPARATE ACTIONS, PINK MENNO DE-PINKS DELEGATE SESSION; TAKES STAGE AS MCUSA

Posted in Kansas City '15, MCUSA

How can I keep from singing? (Part III)

This series of posts shares interviews conducted by Bobby Switzer for a thesis project at Goshen College. The questions below are Bobby’s,

Posted in Kansas City '15, Music, Pink Perspective

Anabaptist-Mennonites Form a Chapter of SNAP (Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests)

PRESS RELEASE  June 23, 2015 Statement by Barbra Graber of Harrisonburg, VA, SNAP-Menno Leader Press Contact: Stephanie Krehbiel, SNAP-Menno Chapter

Posted in General

Pink Menno presents “On the Way: Dis-Covering Diversity” in Kansas City

At the Mennonite Church USA (MCUSA) bi-annual convention (in Kansas City, MO), Pink Menno will convene a symposium focused on

Posted in Kansas City '15

How can I keep from singing? (Part II)

This series of posts shares interviews conducted by Bobby Switzer for a thesis project at Goshen College. The questions below are Bobby’s,

Posted in Kansas City '15, Music, Pink Perspective

How can I keep from singing? (Part I)

This series of posts shares interviews conducted by Bobby Switzer for a thesis project at Goshen College. The questions below are Bobby’s,

Posted in Kansas City '15, Music, Pink Perspective

Longing for Home: A Daughter Reflects

Contributed by Katerina Friesen When I was a sophomore in college, my mother saw a picture posted online of my

Posted in Pink