Shirley Hershey Showalter

Shirley Hershey Showalter is the author of Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. She blogs on her website.

Does This Church Make Me Look Fat? by Rhoda Janzen

"Isn’t that an off-brand religion?” One of my son’s soon-to-be-relatives asked this question when he was introduced as having grown up in a Mennonite family. If Mennonites are off-brand to many Americans, then Pentecostals might be known as firebrands. The average person knows very little about either faith. Rhoda Janzen, who has moved from the former to the latter, brings awareness to both.
October 2, 2012