Author: Russ Eanes

A New Song Collection and Hymnal is Coming!

Mennonites sing to express their faith. That’s what we said in our first hymnal planning session last week in the Twin Cities. Representatives of Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada… READ MORE

Why We Pray the Office

Over the past eight years those of us who work in publishing and media for the Mennonite Church have on different occasions taken time during the work day, or work… READ MORE

A Dispatch from Frankfurt

What do you get when you put together 7,000 exhibitors, spread over 5 buildings, with over 100 acres of space, and over 250,000 visitors? You have the Frankfurter Buchmesse the… READ MORE

Why are we investing in books?

Before I begin, I have to make a full disclosure: I’m a book-lover. I love the feel, the design and the texture of a well-designed and well-written book. As a… READ MORE

Why I don’t Twitter

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” -Blaise Pascal, Pensées I wonder what Pascal would have thought about Twitter. His Pensées or… READ MORE

A Christmas I’ll never forget

If my brother had not lost his harmonica, we might have missed the whole thing. It was Christmas Eve, 1968, and I was 11. My oldest brother, a Bob Dylan… READ MORE

MennoMedia and Christian Formation

Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada have a joint Vision statement: God calls us to be followers of Jesus Christ and, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to… READ MORE