Author Archives: Martin Lehman

About Martin Lehman

I was born 90 years ago, the son of a Mennonite pastor and organic gardener in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At age 10 I was baptized as a member of the Marion Mennonite Church. I own the "Old Fool" moniker because I want to walk the Jesus Way even though the world and much of the church takes me as a fool for doing so. In my life I have moved from being a young conservative to an elderly radical. I tell that story in My Faith Journey posted on my website.

Toward the Light

On ascension Sunday, Pastor Phil Waite reflected on his six years of pastoral ministry of College Mennonite.  You may hear this part of his sermon by going to the website and scrolling for an hour into the service.  Click here … Continue reading

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Catching Up

My computer has been in the shop for clean up and  so I have been using my iphone to contact friends. One friend that I called was Grace Lehman Burkholder, a first cousin who is four years younger than I … Continue reading

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Shaped by Civilian Public Service

The current series of services at College Mennonite Church are based on Alan Kreider’s thoughts about the way  “patient perseverance ” shaped the first Christians. These services revived memories  of serendipitous events that helped prepare me for service. Selective Service  determined that on January 5, 1947 I would enter Civilian Public Service  … Continue reading

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