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Family Tree Dynamics

An old family legend holds that my paternal grandfather’s family is related to Daniel Boone. The story is that my grandfather discovered this connection when he was a student at Penn State University. 1,045 more words


Why I am Anabap-tish

Most people probably don’t recognize the term Anabaptist, and oftentimes will think it means anti-Baptist, which is not at all the case. I’m actually very fond of the early Baptist movement and am currently enrolled at a Baptist seminary. 1,129 more words

Is the “Benedict Option” a Believers’ Church Option?

Ted Grimsrud—September 21, 2017

I want to talk about the book, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation (Sentinel Books, 2017) by journalist, blogger, and religious thinker Rod Dreher. 2,755 more words

Peace Theology

Wisdom of This World (RJS) — Jesus Creed

The folks over at Jesus Creed touched on a subject today regarding a deeply-held Scriptural interpretation of mine, which so often gets misinterpreted and misunderstood among many believers. 220 more words

Radi-Call Editor Q&A's: What Does It Mean to Be Anabaptist? Family vs. Church? ...And More

Should our priority be to family or church if we have to choose between the two?

This a familiar question so I’ll attempt to avoid the normal cliches. 1,504 more words


"Is Your Church Effective?" Survey Results


The past few years I have had the opportunity to interact with a lot of young Christians. I love hearing what they are excited about and what their hopes and dreams are for the future. 345 more words


Before You Punch a Nazi: A New Anabaptist Response to White Supremacy

There isn’t much to be surprised by in Charlottesville. There’s much to grieve, but none of it should be a surprise. All the elements of Saturday’s events have been in headlines for months, or years, and they are quintessential to this time: cars swerving into crowds; statues of Confederate warriors being removed; white nationalist rallies; Black Lives Matter; pedestrians injured. 1,255 more words