The people to whom John Howard Yoder was accountable struggled to discipline him—and failed to deal adequately with his victims' pain.
Yoder defined violence in terms of violating someone's dignity. This sounds ready made as a description of his own abusive behavior.
When pastors Constanzo and Marisela Aguirre decided to copastor a congregation in Aurora, Illinois, they had to give up health insurance because the small congregation could not afford it. Soon the Aguirres and other Mennonite pastors may have a solution. An insurance plan created by the Mennonite Church USA would give every pastor essentially the same coverage—with larger and wealthier congregations subsidizing smaller congregations.