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Looking Back In Faith is a collection of photos and writing that highlights the growth and development of the congregations that make up the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba. Published in 1988, this book marks the centennial of the church's first congregation in Canada, established at Burwalde (near Winkler), Manitoba, in 1888.

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Looking Back In Faith
A Commemorative Collection of Photos and Writing to Mark the Centennial of Mennonite Brethren in Manitoba, 1888-1988
edited by Helmut Huebert, Harold Jantz, and John Longhurst

Published 1988 by Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba, Centennial Committee in Winnipeg, MB, Canada .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Foreword John B. Epp 5
Preface 6
First Mennonite Brethren Church in Canada 8
Milestones in Manitoba Mennonite Brethren History 11
Manitoba Mennonite Brethren Churches 18
A Spirit of Common Task Continues William Schroeder 22
Absolute Faith in God (life of Peter P. Redekopp) Jake P. Redekopp 24
Providing a Home Away from Home (life of Anna Thiessen) Frieda Esau 25
We, the Living, Praise (Dora Dueck family) Dora Dueck 28
Manitoba Mennonite Brethren Memories Margaret Harder 31
Building the Church in Winnipeg (life of William Bestvater) Ken Reddig 34
And On This Rock Ernest N. Braun 35
Bringing Salvation and Help to Many (life of C.N. Hiebert) Helmut T. Huebert 36
Compassionate Concern for People (life of William Falk) Ida Toews 40
A Woman of Prayer (life of Marie Wiebe) Hedy Durksen 44
Three Generations in Profile (Henry W. Redekopp family) Marilyn Gowryluck Redekopp 46
Beholding God's Glory (life of A.H. Unruh) David Ewert 52
A Man of Unique, Wide and Useful Interests (life of A.A. Kroeker) 56
A Broad Vision for Church and World (life of C.A. DeFehr) 58
Lift up the Voice with Joy (life of Helen Litz and the Mennonite Children's Choir) Dora Dueck 64
A Life of Dedication to Education (life of Irmgard Epp) Neoma Jantz 66
Thank God that He is With Us (Chinese Mennonite Brethren) John G. Derksen 70
Who Were the Moderators? 82

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