On May 15, 1945 — seventy years ago yesterday — the first Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp was opened at Patapsco Valley State Park in Maryland. The site represents an important milestone in the Historic Peace Churches’ public profession of…read more
The War in Europe ended 66 years ago today. How did the pacifist Brethren in Christ respond to the end of armed conflict?
Last Tuesday marked the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. The occasion should be a time for the Brethren in Christ Church to remember and commemorate its historic commitment to Christ’s call to nonviolence.
A quote to make you think, courtesy of nineteenth-century Brethren in Christ church leader Fred Elliot.
Today’s Photo Friday installment celebrates the Brethren in Christ Church’s contributions to post-World War II relief and recovery in Europe.
Today’s Photo Friday highlights mid-twentieth century Brethren in Christ church leader C.N. Hostetter, Jr., and his work among conscientious objectors during World War II.
Some thoughts on the most recent issue of “Brethren in Christ History and Life.”
A quote to make you think, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ evangelist Luke L. Keefer, Sr.
A quote to ponder this afternoon, courtesy of nineteenth-century Brethren in Christ leader George B. Detweiler.
Why has Messiah College — started by the Brethren in Christ in 1909 — never had a college football team? Might it have something to do with their peace position?
From an interview housed in the Billy Graham Center Archives.
A quote to brighten your morning, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader C.N. Hostetter, Jr.
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.
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.
Today’s Photo Friday installment links a Brethren in Christ leader, a televangelist, and a crusade… but not the kind you’re thinking of.