Author Archives: Matthew Krabill

Matthew Krabill

About Matthew Krabill

Matthew currently lives in Pasadena, CA, and is a doctoral candidate at Fuller. He works as administrator for Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference.

Reverse Mission? Part 2: Mennocostalism

One of the most salient features of global Christianity is the phenomenon of Pentecostalism. However one defines these categories, it is clear that Charismatic/Pentecostal experiences among non-western immigrants are prevalent, including those who are members of Mennonite Church USA. The … Continue reading

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Reverse Mission?

The last weekend of October I was asked to present some thoughts on the concept of Reverse Mission and its implications for the Mennonite Church at the Annual Shenk Lectureship Series at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. Broadly … Continue reading

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Up a creek without a paddle? Which Anabaptist stream are you in?

Among many things, the MC USA Convention in Pittsburgh reminded me of the importance of revisiting words that we use in our everyday “Christian” vocabulary: words like missional, global church, and Anabaptism.  In the convention booklet for example, I read … Continue reading

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