Tag Archives: Education

Photo Friday: The First Campus

Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases the Samuel Rogers Smith home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — the first campus of present-day Messiah College.
Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Photo Friday | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Photo Friday: A Little Lighthouse in the Bronx

Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases two late twentieth century developments in the Brethren in Christ Church: a burgeoning interest in urban ministry, and an increased interest in social welfare ministries.
Continue reading

Posted in Photo Friday | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Photo Friday: Remembering Jabbok

Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights the Jabbok Faith Orphanage and Missionary Training Home (later Jabbok Bible School), an institution run by the Brethren in Christ during the first half of the twentieth century. Continue reading

Posted in Photo Friday | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Photo Friday: In the Classroom with Professor Ira Miller

Today’s Photo Friday installment captures a scene from the 1947-1948 academic year at Messiah Academy. Continue reading

Posted in Photo Friday | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Education, Exasperation, and the Early Days of Messiah Bible School

How did early twentieth century Brethren in Christ church leaders defend the value of higher education to a fellowship of religiously conservative farmers? Continue reading

Posted in Essays | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Coercion, Dancing Dutch Children, and Brethren in Christ Nonconformity

Not sure what these three things have in common? They were all part of an usual event held on the campus of Messiah Bible College in 1942. Continue reading

Posted in Essays | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Photo Friday: Foolin’ Around with Old Zeke

Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases a popular resident of Messiah Bible School and Missionary Training Home: Old Zeke, a skeleton donated to the fledgling school by a Brethren in Christ minister. Continue reading

Posted in Photo Friday | Tagged , | 2 Comments