No Name Change (Right Now) for the Brethren in Christ

From Mennonite Weekly Review:

Results are in from a survey of the Brethren in Christ Church of North America that asked wheth­er people favor a denominational name change. About 52 percent of respondents said “no.”

Twenty-one percent favored a name change, and 26 percent were not sure. Two-thirds have a positive view of the current name; 11 percent reported a negative view of it.

When asked about the word “Brethren” in the name, 57 percent had a positive view and 21 percent negative. For the word “Christ,” 92 percent responded with very positive or positive.

Read the rest of the article here. See previous posts about this topic here and here.

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About Devin Manzullo-Thomas

Father to Lucas. Husband to Katie. Prof and administrator at Messiah College. PhD student at Temple University. Member of Grantham BIC.
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