In August 1957, the Mennonite World Conference Assembly was held in Karlsruhe, Germany. At least three Brethren in Christ attended: Charlie B. Byers, Sr., C. N. Hostetter, Jr., and E. J. Swalm. Before the assembly, Bishop Swalm toured the Holy…read more
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.
Today’s Photo Friday excerpt focuses on Brethren in Christ Ronald J. Sider’s historic 1984 speech to Mennonite World Conference and his call to imagine an Anabaptist “alternative to the sword.”
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights a seminal event in Anabaptist history: a 1961 dialogue between Mennonite and Brethren in Christ leaders and Billy Graham.
Today’s Photo Friday considers one of the best-known Anabaptist martyr stories: that of Dirk Willems, a 16th-century Dutch Mennonite who was executed after rescuing his captor and torturer from certain death.
Mennonite and Brethren in Christ congregations seek to articulate the “nonresistant experience” during Canada’s public commemorations of the War of 1812.
A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.