Part of the Whole

Stories of faith in the BIC church

Brooke Strayer

Preparing to complete a one-year term in Zambia with Mennonite Central Committee’s S.A.L.T program, her heart beats for peacemaking. Ladies and gentlemen . . . Brooke Strayer. Read more »

Kate Vosburg

Seventeen years of campus ministry and God’s leading have positioned her to bridge the gap between the Church and the LGBTQ community. Kate will now take your questions. Read more »

Susan Vigliano

Susan Vigliano

She ministers to women exploited in the commercial sex trade. Susan Vigliano will now take your questions. Read more »

Barbara Tedford

Barbara Tedford

by Dorcas Lady Good · She doesn’t attend a BIC church or come from a BIC home. But as a resident of Upland (Calif.) Manor, a BIC-sponsored retirement community, she is part of a diverse and growing network of people being reached by our shared ministries. Barbara Tedford will now take your questions. Read more »

Bonnie Yoder

Bonnie Yoder

She grew up in a household that valued simplicity, but she never imagined that one day she would rely on the generosity of others to meet her and her family’s daily needs. Bonnie Yoder is ready for your questions. Read more »

Mimi Copp

Mimi Copp

Although arrested for her actions, she had a hand in closing one of Philadelphia’s worst-offending gun distributors in 2009. Now, this peacemaker is going on a listening tour to discover new ways to serve those affected by war. Mimi Copp is ready for your questions. Read more »

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Andrés Carrodeguas

Andrés Carrodeguas

As a young man, he joined a brotherhood and took the vow of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Today, he and his wife of 33 years have three children and eight grandchildren. What prompted the change from monk to married man? Andrés Carrodeguas is ready for your questions. Read more »

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Maddy Engle

She’s survived growing up as a bishop’s daughter and her first year at Messiah College (Grantham, Pa.). As she completes her summer internship with the Atlantic Conference, this California girl talks about life, learning, and her newfound love for the countryside. Maddy Engle is ready for your questions. Read more »

Warren Hoffman

Warren Hoffman

As moderator of the Brethren in Christ Church of North America, he has seen the Church through the first decade of the 21st century. Warren Hoffman is ready for your questions. Read more »

Something the world doesn’t understand

by Meadow Piepho · Denise Conway used to believe that a pregnancy due to rape was the one exception to her pro-life stance on abortion. But when she found herself in that exact situation 11 years ago, she knew it wasn’t the right decision for her. Read more »