Posts from August 2009

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Wayne Bremner’s Sudan Tour

by Cheryl Wall

Today is the second day of our excellent adventure that we call the Sudan learning tour. It is Sunday and we plan on worshiping at the Mathare North Mennonite Church, having lunch after the service meeting with the Associate Directors for East Africa, Bob Herr and Judy Zimmerman-Herr and meeting with a young man from […]

What We’re Reading

by Cheryl Wall

Men of StoneGayle FriesenKids Can Press, 2000 216 pages/ ages 11-16 Losing ForeverGayle FriesenKids Can Press, 2002 247 pages/ ages 12-18 Commentators such as Booklist Magazine critic Michael Cart, and former president of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Paula Brehm-Heeger have called the first decade of the 21st century the golden age of […]

Judge Not – submitted by Connie and Charlie

by Cheryl Wall

I was shocked, confused, bewilderedAs I entered Heaven’s door,Not by the beauty of it all,Nor the lights or its decor. It was the folks in HeavenWho made me sputter and gasp–The thieves, the liars, the sinners,The alcoholics and the trash. There stood the kid from seventh gradeWho swiped my lunch money twice.Next to him was […]