Juana Garcia, a pioneer leader of the Brethren in Christ Church in Cuba, passed away recently at age 93.
This month, the Historical Society published two new books: Celebrations and Convictions: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Luke L. Keefer, Jr., edited by J. Robert Douglass and Wyndy Corbin Reuschling, and Living, Simply, Giving Generously: A Biography of David…read more
Learn more about a new book honoring the life and legacy of the late theologian and church historian Luke L. Keefer, Jr.
That’s the question to consider for the Brethren in Christ, whose musical style has transformed significantly in the last fifty years.
Theologian Roger E. Olson reflects on the shifts within Evangelicalism. I try to assess his argument vis-a-vis the Brethren in Christ.
if you agree that most Brethren in Christ think of our “peace position” as a conviction emerging from our Anabaptist heritage alone, think again: some new books suggest that Holiness and Pentecostal groups might have embraced a peace position, too.
Some thoughts on the influence of the Jesus People movement on the Brethren in Christ Church.
Learn how one Pennsylvania pastor’s wife embraced Evangelicalism and — as a result — abandoned plain dress.
Some reflections on a forthcoming new history of the Brethren in Christ Church by E. Morris Sider
Here’s an excerpt from an article I recently wrote for a forthcoming issue of IN PART magazine, evaluating the contemporary relevance of Pietism.
Read an excerpt from an article-in-progress, tentatively titled “Beyond ‘Indianapolis ’50’: The Brethren in Christ in the Larger Evangelical World.”
A snippet from my research into the life and legacy of Luke L. Keefer Jr., a long-time theologian, historian, and church leader among the Brethren in Christ.
This summer, a Brethren in Christ heritage site in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, became the site of a new historical marker sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Historical Marker program.
Have creekside baptisms really been relegated to “the dustbin of history”?
Some of my thoughts on the value of studying church history.