Vision for Mission
Vision for Mission is a newsletter from Randy Friesen, General Director of MB Mission. Randy highlights recent worldwide stories and events that will help you build a vision for mission.
The New Normal
Recent terrorist attacks in France, Turkey and Germany, along with the attempted coup in Turkey all feel like the political and social shaking of the past year is only building.
Read more: August 2016
Two years ago, I was together with some other MB Mission leaders discussing and imagining what God might be doing globally and how we could join in what the Spirit was doing in our day.
Read more: July 2016
“Don’t cry over spilled milk.” This little English phrase must have been coined by a parent watching their child pour milk into a cup. When a child needs to pour their own milk, a parent can only watch with horror. The cup is off-center, the pitcher tremors, and the liquid is like a tsunami bursting onto a beach. Nothing in this scenario is ever “all in.” Inevitably the deed is done, and the child’s disappointment is not helped by a justifiable, “I told you so.”
Read more: June 2016
A year ago, in response to a request from our US MB Conference for resourcing and investment in church planting, I shared the “big idea” of bringing together the North American and global church-planting ministries of the Mennonite Brethren Church into a single team with shared resources, personnel and best practices.
Read more: May 2016