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That was a fine trick they discovered!

“Search Scripture, for you seem to think, you presume to imagine, that you will gain your salvation there” (Jn 5:39). Words cannot tell how cruelly this defrauds the poor and needy folk. 143 more words

What is Faith?

This question may seem trivial, but I can assure you it is not. Conflicting answers have divided churches, torn families, and wrenched the hearts of many Christians. 1,467 more words

Doctrine

Anthony Hertzler on Anabaptism, Politics, and Christian Discipleship

I’m not big on politics. Actually, that might not exactly be true because I follow them somewhat closely. But I don’t align myself with a particular party or with state or national candidates. 1,072 more words

Anabaptism

The Road to Someplace Beautiful

The Road to Someplace Beautiful
Chapel Address by Eric Kouns
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Virginia
November 10, 2015

Whenever a man of mediocre intellect is invited to address an audience in an academic setting—a pseudo-scholar who wants to foster the pretense of erudition—he will often begin his talk by referencing an obscure quote by a nineteenth-century existentialist philosopher. 3,139 more words

Discipleship

Radical Discipleship - Dirk Willemsz

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.”  (Romans 12:14, ESV)

One of the finest historical examples of a commitment to radical discipleship is the story of Dirk Willemsz.  131 more words

Christian Life

Christ, the Savior from Sin

Man has a problem. It’s called sin.

The Almighty, Holy God has a standard and we have fallen short of it. In last month’s doctrine article, “ 1,339 more words

Doctrine

Anabaptists, Anglicans and Violence

I’m not an Anabaptist, although I am sympathetic to their ideals. The Anglican church however has several tenants in direct opposition to a number of key Anabaptist tenants. 1,742 more words

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