More follow up on Christians, nationalism, and celebrating “Independence Day” — this time from a decidedly Evangelical perspective.
In the spirit of extending yesterday’s conversation about the tension of being American and confessing Anabaptism — especially on national holidays — here’s a roundup of articles on the topic.
Some thoughts on my antipathy about celebrating American independence on July 4th.
“How do pacifists relate to Remembrance Day / Veterans Day?” Consider these reflections from Canadian Brethren in Christ pastor Bruxy Cavey.
A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
Can Anabaptist Christians — like the Brethren in Christ — sing the national anthem without compromising their religious beliefs?
A quote to make you think, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ evangelist Luke L. Keefer, Sr.
What was it like to be a Brethren in Christ student at Messiah College during the turbulent 1960s? Mary (Walters) Ebersole shares her experiences in an interview conducted as part of the College’s centennial celebrations.
On the 41st anniversary of the Apollo 11 walk on the moon, this post explores how the Brethren in Christ diverged from their American Evangelical contemporaries in expressing skepticism about NASA’s achievement.