A brief overview of the history of Jabbok Bible School, the short-lived Brethren in Christ bible school in the Midwest.
American historian Paul S. Boyer reflects on his childhood in the Brethren in Christ Church and how it influenced his future vocation as a historian.
Ernest L. Boyer, Sr. — a son of the Brethren in Christ Church and an alumnus of Messiah College — shares his thoughts on the intersections of education and peace.
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights one journalist’s description of Ontario Bible School — and the plain-clothed Brethren in Christ young people who study there.
Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases the Samuel Rogers Smith home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — the first campus of present-day Messiah College.
Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases two late twentieth century developments in the Brethren in Christ Church: a burgeoning interest in urban ministry, and an increased interest in social welfare ministries.
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights the Jabbok Faith Orphanage and Missionary Training Home (later Jabbok Bible School), an institution run by the Brethren in Christ during the first half of the twentieth century.
Today’s Photo Friday installment captures a scene from the 1947-1948 academic year at Messiah Academy.
How did early twentieth century Brethren in Christ church leaders defend the value of higher education to a fellowship of religiously conservative farmers?
Not sure what these three things have in common? They were all part of an usual event held on the campus of Messiah Bible College in 1942.
Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases a popular resident of Messiah Bible School and Missionary Training Home: Old Zeke, a skeleton donated to the fledgling school by a Brethren in Christ minister.
Today’s Photo Friday installment focuses on the Mt. Carmel Faith Orphanage in Whiteside County, Illinois, one of the benevolent institutions established by the Brethren in Christ in the early years of the twentieth century.
As a student at Princeton University in the 1920s, Roy H. Wenger received a pamphlet from Mary Zook warning him of the dangers of “higher criticism” of the BIble. The act shows that some Brethren in Christ were concerned about…read more
In today’s Photo Friday installment, we take a look at one of the earliest photographs of Niagara Christian Collegiate, the Brethren in Christ’s high school in Ontario.
We review pioneer Brethren in Christ missionary H. Frances Davidson’s passport application and attempt to understand what it teaches us about the woman and her church.