Category Archives: Church-Planting

Seeds of God’s Word / Semillas de la Palabra de Dios, July 21, 2020

By Heidi Regier Kreider The WDC Church Planting Commission has been having conversations about what church plants and established congregations can learn from each other.  CPC member Tim Amor wrote in the April 21, 2020, issue of Sprouts about the … Continue reading

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Battered by the waves / Azotados por las olas, January 21, 2020

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) It all happened at the darkest hour of the night! The disciples were on the way to the other side of the sea when they found themselves battered by the … Continue reading

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Sharing Christmas / Compartiendo la Navidad

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) While reading Luke 1:26-38, I noticed several key components to strengthen my spirituality. At the forefront is the interaction between Mary and the archangel Gabriel and the willingness and availability of both … Continue reading

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Seeing with the Eyes of God / Viendo con los Ojos de Dios

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) A few years ago, someone asked me about the worship style in the congregation that I was serving at the time. Then, the unavoidable question was raised: Is it Anabaptist? Ever since, … Continue reading

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Building community, helping each other / Construyendo la comunidad, ayudándose mutuamente

Building community, helping each other by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) A few days ago, I was reflecting on the narrative of Mark 2:1-12, the account of four people bringing their paralyzed friend to the feet of Jesus.. … Continue reading

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There is a need for hope and community building / Hay una necesidad de esperanza y construir una comunidad

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-based) After a couple of days of engaging in meetings, I just wanted to go home and rest. It was late at night when I landed at DFW airport when I contacted Uber … Continue reading

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Be Calm / Manteniéndose en Calma

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Amid turbulent times, the need to remain calm and take control as much as possible is a must and a challenge. Remaining calm and gaining control will set the stage to think … Continue reading

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The Work of Your Fingers / El Obra de Sus Dedos

The Work of Your Fingers by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) It was early morning, I opened my Bible and began to read Psalm 8. I was preparing to attend both Iglesia Menonita Hispana and MennoCon 19 conventions … Continue reading

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Be the good news / Seamos las Buenas Nuevas

Be the good news      by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) “To me the key is to go out and make disciples and not just stay inside of the four walls of a church building.”  In order … Continue reading

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Turning the world upside down / Trastornando al mundo

Turning the world upside down by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) While reflecting on Acts 17, I remembered a song that emphasizes Jesus as the God of the poor and the marginalized, the God who works at the … Continue reading

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