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Subject: Church

Paul Cumin

45/2 (2016): 157–179

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Sex After Church: Sexuality via Christology, Revelation, and Ecclesiology

Irma Fast Dueck

45/2 (2016): 180–191

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Without Rings or Strings: Engaging Cohabitation in the Church

Carol Penner

45/2 (2016): 192–208

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Violence Against Women in the Mennonite Brethren Church: Abuse Policies are Not Enough

Richard G. Kyle

39/2 (2010): 162–176

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The Electronic Church: An Echo of American Culture

Jason Derr

39/2 (2010): 177–188

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ADHD Culture: Emerging Technologies and the Gospel

David W. T. Brattston

39/2 (2010): 265–270

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Disputes Between Christians

Rafael Zaracho

39/2 (2010): 271–281

Ministry Compass

Communicating the Gospel in a Shame Society

Vic Froese

39/1 (2010): 1–2

Editorial

From the Editor: The Emerging Church: Critiques and Appreciations

Paul Doerksen

39/1 (2010): 3–18

Feature Article

The Air is Not Quite Fresh: Emerging Church Ecclesiology

Alan Stucky

39/1 (2010): 19–31

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Anabaptism and Emergence: Collision or Convergence

Travis I. Barbour

Nicholas E. Toews

39/1 (2010): 32–40

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The Emergent Church: A Methodological Critique

Tim Neufeld

39/1 (2010): 41–55

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Can Mennonite Brethren Be Missional?

Cory L. Seibel

39/1 (2010): 56–70

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The Heart of God in the Heart of the City: Missional Vocation and the Urban Congregation

Leonard Hjalmarson

39/1 (2010): 71–83

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Ancient Monasticism and the Anabaptist Future: A Tale of Two Reformers

Rick Bartlett

39/1 (2010): 97–105

Ministry Compass

Why I Can’t Write an Article on the Emergent Church

Vic Froese

39/1 (2010): 106–112

Recommended Reading

The Emerging Church: A Select Bibliography

Cory Seibel

38/2 (2009): 246–253

Ministry Compass

It’s All About Me, Jesus: The Narcissistic Worship Leader

Paul Doerksen

38/1 (2009): 2–4

Editorial

From the Editor: Toward Anabaptist Political Theology

John E. Toews

38/1 (2009): 5–16

Feature Article

The Politics of Confession

Corey Herlevsen

38/1 (2009): 93–104

Ministry Compass

Eusebiagenics, or, The Perils of Piety: Another Look at Luke 15

Matthew Todd

37/2 (2008): 238–42

Ministry Compass

The Challenge of Jesus’s Great Commission

Michelle Ferguson

36/2 (2007): 247–57

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Anabaptist Liturgy: Sacramental Theology

Bruce Enns

36/2 (2007): 263–68

Ministry Compass

Perspective—Seeing with the Eyes of God

Douglas B. Miller

36/1 (2007): 2–3

Editorial

From the Editor: Reworking Our Traditions

Michelle Ferguson

36/1 (2007): 5–19

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Anabaptist Liturgy: An Oxymoron?

Richard Rawls

36/1 (2007): 93–98

Ministry Compass

Teaching and Teachers in the Early and Contemporary Church

Douglas B. Miller

35/2 (2006): 206–7

Editorial

From the Editor: The Evangelical Conscience

David Faber

35/2 (2006): 209–21

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Discerning the Scandal and Its Depth

Jon Isaak

35/2 (2006): 222–34

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The Biblical Witness/Invitation to an Alternative World: A Reading Strategy for the Journey

Harold Jantz

35/2 (2006): 235–44

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Looking for Grace and the Gospel

John H. Redekop

35/2 (2006): 245–52

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Being the Church in the Midst of Culture

Paul Doerksen

35/2 (2006): 253–60

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Hope Without Eschatology?

Ronald J. Sider

35/2 (2006): 261–65

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Reflections on the Essay Responses

Andrew Klager

35/2 (2006): 268–78

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Passive Sacramentalism and Ontological Soteriology in Hans Denck and Gregory of Nyssa

Marvin Dyck

35/2 (2006): 300–304

Ministry Compass

Can Pastors Have a Good Time?

Douglas B. Miller

35/1 (2006): 2

Editorial

From the Editor: Old Testament Scholarship in Honor of Allen Guenther

Vic Froese

35/1 (2006): 154–61

Feature Article

The Purpose-Driven Life: A Review Essay

Jeff Nikkel

35/1 (2006): 176–82

Ministry Compass

Growing Christlike Together

Douglas B. Miller

34/2 (2005): 132

Editorial

From the Editor: Culture Critique

Doug Heidebrecht

34/2 (2005): 181–93

Feature Article

Distinction and Function in the Church: Reading Galatians 3:28 in Context

Douglas B. Miller

34/1 (2005): 2

Editorial

From the Editor: Christian Spirituality

Gay Lynn Voth

34/1 (2005): 3–14

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Anabaptist Liturgical Spirituality and the Supper of Christ

Gerald Ediger

34/1 (2005): 15–28

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A Sketch of Early Mennonite Brethren Spirituality

Garry Schmidt

34/1 (2005): 29–42

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Early Anabaptist Spirituality: History and Response

Wendy J. Miller

34/1 (2005): 43–53

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The Heart Rediscovered: Hope for Leadership Transformation

Vange Willms Thiessen

34/1 (2005): 54–63

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The Great Work to Be Born: Spiritual Formation for Leaders

Erwin Klassen

34/1 (2005): 64–70

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Grave Robber: Spirituality and the Art of Theft

Gerald Gerbrandt

33/2 (2004): 133–142

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Scholars as Servants of the Church

Doug Heidebrecht

33/2 (2004): 171–184

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Reading 1 Timothy 2:9-15 in Its Literary Context

Jerry Truex

33/2 (2004): 185–193

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God’s Spiritual House: A Study of 1 Peter 2:4-5

Douglas B. Miller

33/1 (2004): 2

Editorial

From the Editor: Baptism and Church Membership

Jon Isaak

33/1 (2004): 3–20

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Baptism Among the Early Christians

Lynn Jost

33/1 (2004): 21–32

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Mennonite Brethren Theology of Baptism

Walter Unger

33/1 (2004): 33–47

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The Church “Without Spot or Wrinkle”: Testing the Tradition

David Falk

33/1 (2004): 48–59

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Baptism and Membership: An Alternative Perspective

Ken Peters

33/1 (2004): 60–69

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Summary Report on the Baptism and Membership Study Conference

Marlene Enns

33/1 (2004): 70–84

Feature Article

Many Counselors Bring Success: Making Room for Holistic and Analytic Reasoning

Dennis Fast

33/1 (2004): 102–106

Ministry Compass

Making Space in Ministry for Mentors

Douglas B. Miller

32/2 (2003): 150–154

Editorial

From the Editor: Vocation

Raymond O. Bystrom

32/2 (2003): 166–172

Feature Article

God as Worker: How It Affects Life and Ministry

Ron Toews

32/2 (2003): 173–183

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Ministers in the Marketplace

Donald J. Isaac

32/2 (2003): 184–192

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Work and Christian Calling

John Neufeld

32/2 (2003): 193–201

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Rediscovering the Calling and Sending Church

Jim Holm

32/2 (2003): 202–212

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The North American MB Call to Pastoral Leadership

Doug Enns

32/2 (2003): 225–228

Ministry Compass

Why I Do What I Do

Jon Pritchard

32/1 (2003): 122–26

Ministry Compass

Planting Anabaptist Churches in Mexico

Gordon H. Matties

32/1 (2003): 127–30

Recommended Reading

Nurturing Peace, Responding to Violence: A Bibliographic Reflection

Michele Hershberger

31/2 (2002): 135–47

Feature Article

The Baptism Ritual in a Postmodern World

Laura Kalmar

31/2 (2002): 148–58

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Children and Baptism in the Mennonite Brethren Church

David Esau

31/2 (2002): 159–67

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Dry Times for Believer’s Baptism?

Sharon Johnson

31/2 (2002): 168–75

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A Little Child Shall Lead Them

Ritch Hochstetler

31/2 (2002): 176–85

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Thirsty for the Reign: A Kingdom Theology for Youth Ministry, Part Two

Tim Neufeld

31/2 (2002): 194–205

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Postmodern Models of Youth Ministry

Rodney P. Reed

31/1 (2002): 4–12

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Big Questions, Bigger Faith

Regina Shands Stoltzfus

31/1 (2002): 13–17

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City Youth and the Call to Serve

Abram Bergen

31/1 (2002): 18–25

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Youth Encountering God

Gareth Brandt

31/1 (2002): 26–34

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A Radical Christology for a Radical Youth Ministry

Wendell Loewen

31/1 (2002): 35–45

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Thirsty for the Reign: A Kingdom Theology for Youth Ministry, Part One

Derrick Mueller

31/1 (2002): 46–53

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Virtues of an Effective Youth Worker

Randall Schroeder

31/1 (2002): 54–61

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A Generation of Ghosts

James Penner

31/1 (2002): 62–67

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Response to “A Generation of Ghosts”

Laurie Oswald

31/1 (2002): 68–73

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Writing for Youth: An Interview with Carol Duerksen

Rod Jost

31/1 (2002): 96–100

Ministry Compass

The Tale of Sir Rodney

Wendell Loewen

Douglas B. Miller

31/1 (2002): 101–108

Recommended Reading

On Ministry to Youth, Spirituality, and Christian Counterculture

David Dyck

30/2 (2001): 211–16

Ministry Compass

Why Not Just Live Together? Some Reflections on Covenant Community

Tamira Regier Wiebe

30/1 (2001): 101–4

Ministry Compass

The New Adult: Life in the Brave New World

Raymond O. Bystrom

30/1 (2001): 105–8

Recommended Reading

On the Church and Our Culture

Rick Bartlett

29/2 (2000): 185–90

Ministry Compass

Belonging and Believing

Bill Braun

29/1 (2000): 64–67

Ministry Compass

The Joys of 7/8 Time

Marva J. Dawn

28/2 (1999): 139–52

Feature Article

Worship to Form a Missional Community

Herb Kopp

28/2 (1999): 244–47

Ministry Compass

Things That Change and Things That Don't Change

Raymond O. Bystrom

28/2 (1999): 248–61

Recommended Reading

Pick Up and Read!

Russell C. Rosser

27/2 (1998): 189–92

Ministry Compass

A Multiethnic Model of the Church

Harry Huebner

27/1 (1998): 41–52

Feature Article

How to Do Things with Confessions

Helmut Harder

27/1 (1998): 53–56

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Making the “Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective”

Rodney D. Anderson

27/1 (1998): 84–86

Ministry Compass

The Church's Forgotten Priority

Chuck Goertz

26/2 (1997): 85–89

Ministry Compass

Celebrating the Lord's Table

Gaylord Goertzen

26/1 (1997): 89–92

Ministry Compass

A Look at Leadership

Doug Heidebrecht

25/2 (1996): 54–63

Feature Article

The Renewal of Perception: Romans 12:2 and Post Modernity

John E. Toews

24/1 (1995): 90–95

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Moving from Centrifugal to Centripetal: A Sermon on Col. 1:15-20

Larry Warkentin

22/2 (1993): 3–12

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Caring About Music in the Church

Mary Anne Isaak

22/2 (1993): 39–50

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Zairian Theology in Four-Part Harmony

Roy L. Klassen

22/2 (1993): 51–59

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Church Choral Musicians: A Survey of Mennonite Perceptions

Jonah C. Kliewer

22/2 (1993): 72–74

Recommended Reading

A Church Musician's Basic Library

Larry Martens

21/1 (1992): 3–14

Feature Article

Anabaptist Theology and Congregational Care

J. B. Toews

20/2 (1991): 102–13

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The Church Growth Theory and Mennonite Brethren Polity

Marvin Hein

20/2 (1991): 114–17

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Response to J. B. Toews

Herbert D. Neufeld

20/2 (1991): 117–20

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Response to J. B. Toews

Walter Unger

20/1 (1991): 3–17

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Focusing the Evangelical Vision

Paul Toews

20/1 (1991): 18–25

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Recent Interpretations of Evangelical Pluralism

Kevin Enns-Rempel

20/1 (1991): 67–71

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Interpretations of Evangelicalism: An Annotated Bibliography

M. A. Solomon

20/1 (1991): 72–76

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Evangelicalism in India: Dealing with Nominalism and Cults

Laurence D. Hiebert

20/1 (1991): 76–78

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Evangelicalism in Japan

Byron Burkholder

20/1 (1991): 78–79

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Evangelicalism in Zaire: Thriving but Non-Aligned

Peter J. Loewen

20/1 (1991): 80–82

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Evangelicalism in Colombia: Stressful Times, Then and Now

Peter Penner

20/1 (1991): 83–86

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Evangelicalism in Germany: Immersed in Controversies

John Vooys

20/1 (1991): 87–95

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No Clergy or Laity: All Christians Are Ministers in the Body of Christ, Ephesians 4:11-13

Dalton Reimer

19/2 (1990): 3–17

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Phases in Problem Solving: A Biblical Model for the Christian Community

Marlin E. Thomas

19/2 (1990): 65–74

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The Pastor's Role in Managing Church Conflict

Levi Keidel

19/2 (1990): 100–106

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Church Identity: Blurred but Recoverable

Delores Friesen

19/1 (1990): 59–68

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Sexuality Issues in Family and Congregation

John E. Toews

18/2 (1989): 3–26

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The Nature of the Church

Jim Holm

18/2 (1989): 27–32

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Recovering Accountability

Harry Heidebrecht

Gerald Ediger

18/2 (1989): 72–79

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Findings: The Nature and Ministry of the Church (Study Conference, Normal, Illinois)

Herb Kopp

18/1 (1989): 51–54

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A Year of Ethics in the Church

Elias Wiebe

18/1 (1989): 67–74

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Moral Growth and Maturity and the Church

Gus Quadrizius

18/1 (1989): 75–80

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The Place of Ethical Statements in a Confession of Faith

John P. Schmidt

17/2 (1988): 42–57

Feature Article

New Wine from the Vineyard

Herbert Giesbrecht

16/2 (1987): 62–70

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The Evangelical Church and Social Change: Toward a Broader Perspective

Allen R. Guenther

15/2 (1986): 3

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Preface

Herbert Brandt

15/2 (1986): 4–7

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A Pastoral Letter: A Call to Reason Together

Raymond O. Bystrom

15/2 (1986): 9–20

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A Converted and Baptized People

Howard J. Loewen

15/2 (1986): 21–31

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A Confessing People

Edmund Janzen

15/2 (1986): 32–44

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A Covenanting People

Gerald Ediger

15/2 (1986): 45–56

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A Ministering People

Herb Kopp

15/2 (1986): 57–68

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A Serving People

Helga Loewen

Loyal J. Martin

Delbert L. Wiens

15/2 (1986): 69–77

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Findings Report: Mennonite Brethren Study Conference, October 15-17, 1986

Irene Loewen

15/1 (1986): 60–72

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Child Sexual Abuse in the Church

Al Dueck

J. B. Toews

Abram G. Konrad

14/2 (1985): 3–5

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Mennonite Brethren Church Membership Profile, 1972-1982, Preface

Al Dueck

J. B. Toews

Abram G. Konrad

14/2 (1985): 6–10

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Mennonite Brethren Church Membership Profile, 1972-1982, Chapter 1

Al Dueck

J. B. Toews

Abram G. Konrad

14/2 (1985): 11–24

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Mennonite Brethren Church Membership Profile, 1972-1982, Chapter 2

Al Dueck

J. B. Toews

Abram G. Konrad

14/2 (1985): 25–42

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Mennonite Brethren Church Membership Profile, 1972-1982, Chapter 3

Al Dueck

J. B. Toews

Abram G. Konrad

14/2 (1985): 82–89

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Mennonite Brethren Church Membership Profile, 1972-1982, Conclusions and Implications

Hermann Hartfeld

12/4 (1983): 3–14

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The Suffering Church in Russia

Leslie E. Mark

12/2 (1983): 7–14

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The Role of the Church in a Pluralistic Society

Marvin L. Warkentin

12/2 (1983): 15–27

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Church Discipline in a Pluralistic Society

Frances F. Hiebert

11/3 (1982): 3–11

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Apples, Oranges, Anabaptists, and Mennonite Brethren

Marvin Hein

11/3 (1982): 12–19

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Retrieving the Conference “Glue”

David Ewert

11/3 (1982): 20–28

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Can We Have Diversity with Unity? Unity and Diversity in the Body of Christ

Howard J. Loewen

11/1 (1982): 9–18

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Biblical Faith and the Business World: The Crisis and the Challenge

George G. Konrad

11/1 (1982): 46–48

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Building Partnership and Trust [Perspective II]

Arno Wiebe

9/3 (1980): 24–30

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Spiritual Gifts in the Life and Work of the Church

Karen Neufeld

9/3 (1980): 31–35

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The Use of Statistics in an Annual Church Check-Up

Delbert L. Wiens

9/2 (1980): 3–17

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Mores, Morals, Morale and Hard Cases or “Whatever Happened to Consensus”

Jean Janzen

9/1 (1980): 3–6

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The Church Can Help Women Choose

David D. Block

8/4 (1979): 14–15

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Reports of Renewal: Renewal in Grant, Nebraska

Calvin Redekop

8/3 (1979): 3–13

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The Church’s Responsibility in the Marketplace

Arthur Jost

8/3 (1979): 14

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To Walk in One World

Carl Wohlgemuth

8/3 (1979): 15–16

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We Need to Hear About Pentecost

Henry J. Regehr

8/2 (1979): 10–18

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Leadership in the Church: A Sociological Perspective

Henry G. Krahn

7/3 (1978): 20–31

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The Silent Church in the Midst of Radical Change in China

Katie Funk Wiebe

7/3 (1978): 32–35

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The Para-Church Agencies and the Church in India

Peter M. Hamm

7/2 (1978): 3–14

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Economic Ascendancy and the Mission of the Church

L. W. Lockett

7/1 (1978): 11–17

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Bridging Social Walls

Dennis L. Langhofer

7/1 (1978): 26–34

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Ethics, the Businessman, and the Church

Marvin L. Warkentin

5/4 (1976): 22–23

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Thesis Abstracts: The Roles of the Elders in Church Leadership

Herbert Giesbrecht

5/1 (1976): 3–10

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In Search of Discipline: Ethical Covenants and Codes in the Local Church

John Regehr

5/1 (1976): 27–29

Hearing the Word

The Body and Its Members

Sergio Negro

4/4 (1975): 355–65

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The Free Church Tradition and Church Renewal

V. George Shillington

4/3 (1975): 326–31

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The New Testament Church as Ekklesia

Norman Jost

4/3 (1975): 332–38

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Beehive, Bargain, or Brotherhood?

Hans Kasdorf

4/3 (1975): 339–46

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Reflections on the Church Concept of the Mennonite Brethren

Wesley J. Prieb

3/3 (1974): 249–52

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Trunks, Trails and Threshing Stones

Katie Funk Wiebe

1/3 (1972): 82–84

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Woman's Freedom - The Church's Necessity

Vern Ratzlaff

1/3 (1972): 85–91

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The Church and Changing Culture

George G. Konrad

1/2 (1972): 58–68

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A Review of Books on Church Renewal

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