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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

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

If an elephant has its foot

Crossposted from Coming Out Strong by Katie Hochstedler As the current Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests (BMC) Board President, a

Posted in MCUSA, Pink Perspective

The Violence of Mennonite Process: Finding the Address of the Present (part 2 of 2)

Contributed by Stephanie Krehbiel (con’t from part 1) Let’s look at some more recent history. In 2011, in advance of

Posted in Education, General, MCUSA

The Violence of Mennonite Process: Finding the Address of the Present (part 1 of 2)

Contributed by Stephanie Krehbiel In 2009, I started a doctoral program in American Studies at the University of Kansas, with

Posted in Education, General, MCUSA

150 Mennonite Leaders Call for Change in Policies Toward Queer Christians

150 Mennonite pastors and others credentialed for ministry signed a letter calling for changes in Mennonite Church USA policies related

Posted in General, MCUSA

Pink Menno’s Pauline Rhetoric of Reconciliation

by Gerald J. Mast The Messiah has already arrived, the messianic event has already happened, but its presence contains within

Posted in Education, General, MCUSA, Pink Perspective

Strangers and aliens no more

After many planning phone calls and much discernment, the Pink Menno leadership team is excited to announce a theme of:

Posted in General, MCUSA, Pink, Take Action

Running

I have trouble deciding what to do on Thursday evening. I’m registered for the MennoNight Fun Run and for days

Posted in MCUSA, Pink Perspective, Pittsburgh '11

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