Two of our Book Shop’s current best-selling books are Light of the World and Kroeger Clocks. Light of the World is the story of long-time missionaries Ben and Helen Eidse as told by their daughter, Faith Eidse. They were the first missionaries sent overseas by the Evangelical Mennonite Conference. The book is available for $20.00.

Kroeger Clocks

is a paperback coffee-table book with a lot of information on the history of Kroeger Clocks, a generous serving of Mennonite history, and many pictures of these vintage timepieces. This book was recently listed on the McNally Robinson Best-Sellers List. It is available in the Book Shop for $29.99. Both of these books would make great Christmas gifts. is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

About the Author

Barry is the Executive Director of the Mennonite Heritage Village. While he does not consider himself to be a historian, he places a high value on the preservation and interpretation of the Mennonite and pioneer stories that help people of all ages understand and appreciate their heritage. Learn more about the MHV.