A. Anabaptism: The basic beliefs
B. Baptism and church membership (English | Français)
C. Children and communion
D. Christians and war
E. Christian witness in a world of many faiths
F. Mennonite Brethren: Tell me about them
G. The Bible: Reading with understanding
H. Creation: God’s Revelation in Nature
2. Marriage and Family
A. A more excellent way: Christian marriage in the world
B. Making our weddings Christian
C. When marriages fail (English | Français)
D. Why not just live together?
A. Death and dying
B. Euthanasia and the sanctity of life
C. Finding fulfillment in retirement
D. Christians and lotteries
E. Making good viewing choices: Videos, movies and TV
F. Materialism: Blowing the whistle
H. Life Before Birth
The pamphlets are available for download in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.
Pamphlets are free for Canadian Mennonite Brethren churches and $0.40 each (plus postage) for non-MB or non-Canadian churches/customers.
(VIDEO) The Interpretive Model – Mark Wessner:
(VIDEO) The Interpretive Method – Doug Heidebrecht
The National Faith & Life Team’s study guide (including discussion guide) is available for all groups and individuals who would like to learn more about human sexuality.
NOTE: print double sided and select “flip on short edge” in the printing options
The following are resources (downloadable PDFs) around the topic of human sexuality recommended by CCMBC’s National Faith and Life Team. For more information about any of these resources, please go to the MCC Canada website.
A. Pornography: Lies, Truth, Hope
This MCC booklet explores the dangers of pornography and helps find ways to prevent and overcome the harm it causes.
B. Home: A Safe Place for All
This MCC pamphlet addresses the issue of family violence and abuse.
C. Abuse: Response and Prevention
This MCC booklet is a guide for church leaders seeking to address the issue of abuse in the church and home.
- Additional resources on this topic are available here: abuseresponseandprevention.ca
D. Understanding Sexual Abuse by a Church Leader
This MCC booklet deals with the complex issues surrounding sexual abuse within the church, providing a clear definition of what constitutes sexual abuse by a church leader or caregiver.
Women in Ministry Leadership Resources
A. Mennonite Brethren resolutions on women in ministry leadership (1879-2006)
B. Board of Faith and Life Study Conference 2005 – Women in Ministry Leadership (2005)
C. Board of Faith and Life Resolution (2006)
D. Gifted, Called, Affirmed (PDF version available here)
Close to Home is a pamphlet series produced by the Mennonite Publishing Network and available for order through Kindred Productions. The pamphlets address difficult personal issues such as addiction, compulsive behaviour, mental disorders, infertility, marital discord or the experience of abuse.
This resource is neither a substitute for therapy, nor the definitive word on the issue. It’s simply a starting point – using Scripture and the support of a caring Christian community – to move toward healing and wholeness.
Videos of Presentations:
Resources from Dr. Rod Wilson:
Resources from Bonita Eby:
- Revive: Stop Feeling Spent and Start Living Again by Dr. Frank Lipman M.D.
- Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
- Unstressed: How Somatic Awareness Can Transform Your Body’s Stress Response and Build Emotional Resilience by Alane K. Daugherty PhD