Today is Menno Simons Day!

I had no idea.  What sort of Anabaptist doesn’t know about this.  Today is Menno Simons day.  To celebrate, I share with you a quote found at the Circle of Hope church’s blog: “True evangelical faith cannot lie dormant. It clothes the naked, it feeds the hungry, it comforts the sorrowful, it shelters the destitute, [Read More...]

An Anabaptist Hero and Martyr: Michael Sattler

The following is all quoted from Anabaptists.org After the death of Conrad Grebel (1526) and Felix Manz (1527) Michael Sattler was the most noteworthy leader of the Swiss Brethren. His martyrdom took place only a few months after that of Manz. Michael Sattler was born about 1495 at Staufen near Freiburg in Baden.” Educated at [Read More...]

I’m Mennonite… and Finally Became Anabaptist: Embracing our Mission to Post-Christian America

  I’m a Mennonite. Yes, it’s true.  Mennonite even in the “ethnic” sense.  In fact, I often say that I have more of a family wreath than a family tree because both sides of my lineage link to the Mennonite Brethren from Prussia.  I actually broke the wreath by marrying a Russian Molokan turned evangelical [Read More...]

Introducing Christian Nonviolence – Two Resources for the Interested and Skeptical

In North America, the idea of Christian nonviolence or Pacifism (meaning to “pacify” not inactive passivism) is largely unaccepted by evangelical Christianity. This is odd considering that the peace teachings of Jesus and the early church are basic to New Testament teaching and theology. I want to offer two resources to give a basic introduction [Read More...]


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