Helpful Resources

The following is a list of helpful resources.

CMF Documents:
Constitution & By-Laws
Covenant Membership
Mission & Vision
Responses from Retreat 2015

Area Services & Ministries:
Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program (MCEAP)
The Giving Tree (local food pantry)
To Our House (ministry for homeless men)
Alcoholics Anonymous (meetings in NRV)
Valley Women's Clinic (formerly Pregnancy Resource Center)
New River Community Action (community resources)

Blogs Worth Reading:
April Yamasaki (pastor, author & blogger)
Benjamin Corey (author & blogger)
David Fitch (author & blogger)
David D. Flowers (former CMF pastor) 
Drew Hart ("anablacktivist" blogger)
Frank Viola (author & blogger)
Jessica Kelley (author & blogger)
Kaitlin Heatwole & Nathan Hershberger (missionaries in Iraq)   
Kurt Willems (pastor & blogger)
Mark Thiessen Nation (Anabaptist prof & blogger)
Meghan Good (pastor & blogger)
Roger Olson (theologian & blogger)
Scot McKnight (biblical scholar & blogger)

Sermon Podcasts:
Brian Zahnd (Word of Life Church - St. Joseph, Missouri)
Bruxy Cavey (The Meeting House - Canada)
Greg Boyd (Woodland Hills Church - St. Paul, Minnesota)
Tony Evans (Oak Cliff Bible Church - Dallas, Texas)

YouTube Channels:
Open Doors USA (info & stories on persecuted church)
Reasonable Faith (extension ministry of William Lane Craig, Christian philosopher)
ReKnew (ministry of Greg Boyd, Anabaptist pastor)
The Meeting House (Bruxy Cavey, Anabaptist pastor)
VergeNetwork (missional church & discipleship)
Word on Fire (video ministry of Robert Barron, Catholic bishop)

Bible Resources:
BibleGateway (free online Bible with multiple versions & devotions)
Word of Promise (dramatized audio Bible)
Bible Hub (free online Bible Study helps)

Denominational Links:
Mennonite Church USA
Mennonite Central Committee
Menno Media (online store)
The Mennonite Magazine
Virginia Mennonite Conference
Virginia Mennonite Missions

BioLogos (foundation bridging faith & science)
Missio Alliance (interdenominational missional church network)
The Work of the People (ecumenical multi-media resources)
N.T. Wright Page (all things N.T. Wright -- renowned biblical scholar)
Reasonable Faith (apologetics ministry - resources & podcast of William Lane Craig)
ReKnew (Anabaptist ministry - blog & resources)
Relevant Magazine (including blog, podcast, etc.)
Fight the New Drug (resource for porn addiction & active resistance)
TheoGraff Podcast (podcast of T.C. Moore)
Third Way Café (Anabaptist resource)
Verge Network (missional church - articles & videos)
3DM (ministry of Mike Breen - missional church & discipleship resource)

* Please note that CMF doesn't necessarily approve of or agree with everything that is written or expressed by the pastors, authors, and bloggers in this list of resources. As always, use discernment as you read, watch, and listen to other brothers and sisters. We hope you find these resources helpful.