Tag Archives: Church History

Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Weeks #4 & 5 — Background Reading

My fourth and fifth updates (since I missed one during vacation!) as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
Books exploring the interactions between Anabaptists and Evangelicals Continue reading

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Photo Friday: The Brethren in Christ in the Pacific Northwest

Today’s Photo Friday highlights the origins of the first Brethren in Christ congregation in the Pacific Northwest.
The Redwood Country Church -- the first Brethren in Christ congregation established in the Pacific Northwest -- circa 1948. Courtesy of Mark Chamberlain. Continue reading

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Photo Friday: The Beginnings of the Chino Church

Today’s Photo Friday installment considers some early images of the Chino Brethren in Christ Church, a 100-year-old congregation in Southern California’s Inland Empire region.
The earliest meeting space for the Chino Brethren in Christ congregation: a converted schoolhouse that had formerly housed an interdenominational Sunday school program (Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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Introducing a New Book of Brethren in Christ Biographies: An Interview with Author Beth Mark

In September 2014, the Brethren in Christ Historical Society will publish a new book of Brethren in Christ biographies. This post — the second in a series — focuses on author Beth Mark and explores her writing about one of the biographee couples, Paul and Lela (Swalm) Hostetler.
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Introducing a New Book of Brethren in Christ Biographies: An Interview with Editor E. Morris Sider

In September 2014, the Brethren in Christ Historical Society will publish a new book of Brethren in Christ biographies. This post — the first in a series — explores the subjects of the book and the importance of biography in telling the Brethren in Christ story.
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Stories of Costly Discipleship

Introducing a new project on Anabaptism: the Bearing Witness Stories Project
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Read the Earliest Brethren in Christ Confessions of Faith

Read the earliest Brethren in Christ/River Brethren confessions of faith, available now through the Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives digital collections.
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