Despite its massive growth and academic maturation during its first one hundred years, Messiah College has remained the same in some important ways. We document a few of those here.
Tag: Wesleyan Holiness
“Prominent early churchwoman” Mary Jane Long considered herself quiet and shy. Yet she demonstrated a conviction about women in ministry that upset many of her fellow early 20th century Brethren in Christ.
Our series on pioneering women leaders continues today with the story of Rhoda E. Lee, a charismatic Kansas woman with a passion for evangelism.
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights the Nappanee, Ind.-based Evangel Publishing House, the publications arm of the denomination.
The first in a new series on “Women as Pastors,” today’s post concerns Anna Kraybill Engle, the first woman (unofficially) ordained into ministry in the Brethren in Christ Church.
Today’s Photo Friday installment traces the early years of the Bethel Mission in Virginia — a place described by one mission worker as a “battlefield for souls.”
In keeping with the theme of anniversary celebrations begun with yesterday’s post about H. Frances Davidson, today’s Photo Friday installment recognizes the 75th anniversary celebration for Roxbury Holiness Camp.
Is there a difference between the Anabaptist and Wesleyan holiness conceptions of “the world”?
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.