A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
Recollections of the annual Bible conferences sponsored by the Southern California band of the Brethren in Christ Church during the first half of the twentieth century, courtesy of memoirist Eldon F. Bert.
Today’s Photo Friday observes the 45th anniversary of The Gospel Tide Radio Hour, an innovative, high-tech evangelistic endeavor launched by the then-plain Brethren in Christ in the 1940s.
What impact did Hal Lindsey’s 1970 bestseller “The Late Great Planet Earth” have on the Brethren in Christ?
A quote to brighten your morning, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader C.N. Hostetter, Jr.
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
The Brethren in Christ may have seen eye-to-eye with Christian fundamentalists as far as eschatology is concerned. But an emphasis on ethics (rather than doctrine) was one factor that kept the Brethren from fully embracing the fundamentalist position.
Does a frosty landscape portend the end of the world as we know it? It could, according to a 1930s editorial in the "Evangelical Visitor." ‘Tis the season for cataclysmic cold and fitful economic rebounds, so it seems only right…read more
For Christian fundamentalists at the turn of the twentieth century, "Destructive Higher Criticism" was a tool used by liberals to lure born-again believers away from true faith. The Brethren in Christ were (and are) not fundamentalists. This— thankfully—has been the…read more