Neck warmers from your cousins, in the name of Christ.

January 16, 2019

If you visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, also known as North Korea), it doesn’t take long to sense a sadness; a bitterness in the air.

There was the occupation of the whole peninsula by Japan, a bitter war fueled by foreign powers in the early 1950s, U.S. military bases and exercises just...

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681 grams of protein

January 16, 2019


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Leadership in the way of Christ

June 29, 2018
I remember the summer of 1981 when I was a young MCC volunteer in Sachigo Lake, a tiny, fly-in Oji-Cree community in Northwestern Ontario. No experience in my 21-year life had been as transformative.

As I look back, it was a remarkable time of learning – and of leadership development. I’m...

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The divine spark of hope

May 24, 2018

“The least of these…”

“Those on the margins…”

These are the groups and individuals to whom MCC often feels called and our work in Nepal is no exception.

For the first three days of my recent time in Nepal we visited those on the margins. Separated from mainstream Nepali society by muddied...

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March 7, 2018

Today she is our translator. To house after tiny house she leads us, helping us understand the grim stories of displacement of families from across Syria sheltered by strangers who long for their country to return to peace. Her name is Rahaf Abdo. 

When violence broke out in Syria, Rahaf, a young Muslim woman,...

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