THE CREED: Anabaptist Reflections 2 (I Believe in God… Creator)

THE CREED: Anabaptist Reflections on the Apostles’ Creed (part 2) I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he [Read More…]

Hell Yes. Hell No! Or Who the Hell Cares? (Part 1 – Intro & Love Wins)

The following is part of a series on Hell, partially as a response to the Love Wins controversy.  To catch up, go here. ———————- Hell is a hot topic these days.  Some say “hell yes.”  Others passionately cry “hell no.” While some are tempted to ask “who the hell cares?” Over the past year we [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…]