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[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column width=”1/4″ fade_animation_offset=”45px”][vc_wp_custommenu nav_menu=”152″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ fade_animation_offset=”45px”][vc_column_text]Lifelong training is not restricted to our classrooms. Our team has gathered a variety of resources to equip you and your church: blogs, articles, sermons, videos, and podcasts. Please remember to cite the author when you choose to use these resources publicly.[/vc_column_text][et_parent tab_style=”topline” justified=”true” color_tab_txt=”#9ab9bf” color_tab_bg=”#ffffff” color_act_txt=”#49a2de” color_act_bg=”#ffffff” color_hover_txt=”#b4bb42″ color_hover_bg=”#f4f4f4″ color_content_txt=”#4d4d4f” title_font_size=”13px”][et_single icon=”” tab_title=”Blog Posts” tab_id=”1″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”-1″ style=”lazy” items_per_page=”9″ show_filter=”yes” gap=”15″ item=”mediaGrid_BlurWithContentBlock” initial_loading_animation=”none” grid_id=”vc_gid:1607384290000-4c316ae4-e874-5″ taxonomies=”2″ filter_source=”ld_topic_category” css=”.vc_custom_1597090978674{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][/et_single][et_single icon=”” tab_title=”Articles” tab_id=”2″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Spiritual Care

Ministry amid Competing Values: Pastoral Care and Medical Assistance in Dying – Gloria Woodland, Direction Journal, 2018

How to Strengthen Prayer in Your Church – Randy Wollf, MB Herald, 2018

MB History & Theology

Shared Global Mennonite Brethren Convictions: Reflections on the ICOMB Confession of Faith – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2019

What’s in a Name? Canadian Mennonite Brethren and the Struggle for Identity – Brian Cooper, The Conrad Grebel Review, 2019

Preacher, Teacher, Pastor, and Elder: Mennonite Brethren and McClendon’s Portrayal of Church Authorities – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2018

Fresh Air for the Good House of Menno: The Holy Spirit among Canada’s Mennonite Brethren – Andrew Dyck, Direction Journal, 2018

The Complicated History of Anabaptist-Mennonite Nonresistance – Bruce Guenther, Direction Journal, 2018

The MB Genome Project – Andrew Dyck, MB Herald, 2012

Toward a Mennonite Brethren Peace Theology: Reading the Bible through an Anabaptist Lens – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2014

Reformed Theology Among Canadian Mennonite Brethren – Brian Cooper, Direction Journal, 2013

Atonement in the Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2013

People of the Book: The Significance of Mennonite Brethren Biblicism and Hermeneutics – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2011

Fault Lines in Evangelical Theology – Doug Heidebrecht and Gil Dueck, Direction Journal, 2007

The Theological Poverty of the Mennonite Brethren Vision – Brian Cooper, Direction Journal, 2018

God, Sex, and Church: Why? – Andrew Dyck and Ingrid Reichard, Direction Journal, 2016

The “Enduring Problem” of Christ and Culture – Bruce Guenther, Direction Journal, 2005

Denominational Vexillology – Bruce Guenther and Jeff Peters, MB Herald, 2016

Leadership & Mission

Growing Leaders: Six Practices of Christian Leadership – Randy Wollf, Direction Journal, 2018

Mennonite Brethren and the Gospel: A Theology of Mission on the Way – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2013

Sowing Seeds or Tossing Nutshells (Evangelism) – Andrew Dyck, MB Herald, 2013

No One like Josiah: Covenant Faithfulness and Leadership – Mark Wessner, Direction Journal, 2018

Distinction and Function in the Church: Reading Galatians 3:28 in Context – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2005

Reading 1 Timothy 2:9-15 in Its Literary Context – Doug Heidebrecht, Direction Journal, 2004

Old Testament 

The Missional Relevance of Genesis 1–3 – Pierre Gilbert, Direction Journal, 2014

Genesis and Human Origins: What Makes a Human ‘Human’ and Why Does it Matter? – Mark Wessner, Direction Journal, 2014

He Never Meant for Us to Die! An Incursion into Genesis 1–3 – Pierre Gilbert, Direction Journal, 2012

Human Free Will and Divine Determinism: Pharaoh, a Case Study – Pierre Gilbert, Direction Journal, 2012

Fighting Fire with Fire: Divine Nihilism in Ecclesiastes – Pierre Gilbert, Direction Journal, 2011


Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit – Randy Wollf, MB Herald, 2018

We Have Reason to Praise – Pierre Gilbert, MB Herald, 2018

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Sermons – Video

Sermons – Audio

[/vc_column_text][/et_single][et_single icon=”” tab_title=”Videos” tab_id=”4″][vc_column_text]Interpreting Scripture Today: The Interpretive Model – Mark Wessner | Handout

Interpreting Scripture Today: The Interpretive Method – Doug Heidebrecht | Handout

Faculty Conversation on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) – Doug Heidebrecht, Brian Cooper, Gloria Woodland

How to Interpret the Old Testament: Q & A with Pierre Gilbert [1:36:25-1:40:15; 1:45:10-2:13:30] – Pierre Gilbert

The Book of Ephesians, recited by Andrew Dyck [19:44] – Andrew Dyck

Turning Conversations into Mentoring Opportunities [5:27] – Randy Wollf

Building Healthy Teams [7:58] – Randy Wollf

How Did Jesus Disciple Others? [7:05] – Randy Wollf

Living Missionally [7:16] – Randy Wollf[/vc_column_text][/et_single][et_single icon=”” tab_title=”Podcasts” tab_id=”5″][vc_column_text]Gifted, Called, and Affirmed – Bonus Feature (exploring the role of women in ministry leadership) – Brian Cooper and Matt Ewert (South Abbotsford Church)[/vc_column_text][/et_single][/et_parent][/vc_column][/vc_row]