Tag Archives: Family

Photo Friday: “The Daily Toil of Farm Life” on the Keefer Family Homestead

Today’s Photo Friday post focuses on the childhood of Luke Keefer Jr., a longtime Brethren in Christ church historian, theologian, and leader.
The Luke and Martha Keefer family in the 1940s. Luke Keefer Jr. at far right. Continue reading

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August 2010 Issue of Brethren in Christ History and Life

Some thoughts on the August 2010 issue of “Brethren in Christ History and Life.” Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Sunshades in the Summer

Today’s Photo Friday installment shows a light-hearted moment among missionary kids in 1920s Zimbabwe. Continue reading

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Wedding Rituals in the Brethren in Christ Church

Get a glimpse — from the perspective of one groom’s mother — of the rituals and practices associated with Brethren in Christ weddings in the 1930s and 1940s. Continue reading

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“Storytelling with Edgar Moyo”: A Recap

Some observations and favorite stories from last night’s event with Edgar Moyo. Continue reading

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Alderfer Home on List of Southern California’s Historic Landmarks

Learn more about the home of Hiram and Mary Alderfer, now considered a historic landmark by the city of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Continue reading

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Photo Friday: A Fond Farewell Remembered

Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases Brethren in Christ missionaries Henry Light Smith and Katie (Burkholder) Smith, and recalls a fond farewell bid upon their departure for India in 1913. Continue reading

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