Short reflections on the recent Brethren in Christ Theological Study Group gathering on Brethren in Christ theological identity.
Make plans now to attend this year’s Brethren in Christ Study Conference, sponsored by the Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College.
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.
Read the earliest Brethren in Christ/River Brethren confessions of faith, available now through the Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives digital collections.
Today’s Photo Friday features one of the earliest images depicting Brethren in Christ cross-cultural missionary efforts — and some of the implicit Western cultural assumptions these pioneers carried with them in their work.
A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
What’s valuable about the ten Core Values of the Brethren in Christ Church?
Some reflections on a forthcoming new history of the Brethren in Christ Church by E. Morris Sider
That’s one of several questions about Pietism raised in a special issue of The Covenant Quarterly, a publication of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC).
This was the question addressed at the Consultation on the Nature of Scripture, held in February 2012.
What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the church — especially churches shaped by both Anabaptism and Pietism?
Here are a few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today, read one Brethren in Christ pastor’s reflections on the relationship between Anabaptism and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Does Evangelicalism “water down” our theological “brew”? Or are Anabaptism, Pietism, and Wesleyanism the real “flavor-takers”?