Anabaptist Perspectives addresses the void of accurate descriptions of conservative Anabaptist life and thought in accessible online media. Our weekly podcasts and videos are designed to describe and defend biblical elements of contemporary Anabaptist lifestyle and theology while promoting biblical discussions among Anabaptist people about social and cultural issues.
Video production is done through Bronze Bow Media. The project is under the oversight of Wellspring Mennonite Church of Athens, Tennessee.
Byron Miller owns and operates Miller's Small Engines of Englewood, Tennessee. He and his wife Carmen are members of Wellspring Mennonite Church.
Chester Weaver has been involved in Christian education for almost all of his adult life, serving as full-time Christian School teacher for 34 years. He also has taught 20 years at short term youth Bible schools. Presently, he and his wife, Barbara, parents of eight children, reside in Itasca, Texas.
Marlin Sommers works as an instructor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. He is married to Meredith and father to Zadok, Katherine, and Job. He is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Allen Schrock lives at Monticello, Ga. He was ordained in 1989 at Barnwell, S.C. and moved to Ga. in 1996 to serve as pastor at Lighthouse Mennonite Church where he is currently serving. Allen also serves on a board of 3 advisors for the Wellspring Mennonite Church, Athens, Tn. He and his wife have a daughter and 2 sons who are all married, and they enjoy their 10 grandchildren.
Reagan Schrock graduated from Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute, owns Bronze Bow Media, and is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Stephen is an instructor at Faith Builders Educational Programs and is a member of Plainview Gospel Amish Mennonite Church in Guys Mills, Pennsylvania. He is the author of "Overcoming Evil God's Way."
Roseanne has a background in nursing and Christian education. She is a currently a nursing instructor at a community college, enjoys volunteering in the community, and is excited to be a member of the newly formed Oasis Mennonite Church in Kitchener, Ontario.
Ernest is a retired pastor. He has traveled quite widely in his preaching/teaching ministry usually on the subject of the Christian Home and it's calling. He is married to Mary Ellen for more then 50 years. God has blessed them with one son and three daughters (all married). They also are enjoying each of their 17 grandchildren. He is a member of the Cold Spring Mennonite Church in Abbevlle, South Carolina.
Dean is a writer and traveling Bible teacher. He is the president of Sattler College and the author of "A Change of Allegiance." He and his wife, Tania, are members of Altona Christian Community in Henderson, Minnesota.
Kyle is pursuing a graduate degree in church history and theology and is a part time instructor at Faith Builders Educational Programs. Kyle is married to Marlene and father to Elia, Devin, and Charlotte. He is a member of Shalom Mennonite Church in Cochranton, Pennsylvania.
Kendall Myers serves as a high school teacher and school administrator in Waynesboro, GA. His interests include church history, Anabaptist theology, and English literature. He and his wife Janelle are parents to five children ranging from ages 1 to 9.
Jaran Miller is pursuing a degree in English and Secondary Education at Lee University; he is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Assistant Administrator and Podcast Editor
Vinson is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee. He enjoys his occupation as a small engine repair technician and appreciates spending his evening in a variety of ways.
Social Media and Publicity
Myron Eby is from Dundee, New York. In addition to his work as an IT technician, He enjoys photography and video production. Myron is a member of Lakeland Mennonite Church in Rock Stream, New York.
Brandon lives in northern Virginia and works as a service representative for Choice Books of Northern Virginia, Inc. He is a member of Faith Christian Fellowship in Catlett, Virginia
Samantha is pursuing a degree in English Language and Literature while working as Publications Editor for DestiNations International. She is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Video Editing and Production
Ryan is owner and cinematographer of SkySail Productions and is often traveling as a filmmaker and field biologist. He is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Krista has a heart for people and is involved in various ministries through her church and beyond. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and loves to sing. She is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.
Elliot is co-owner of Viewfinder Creative, a graphic design, photography, & marketing business. In his spare time, you will find him either making music or capturing God’s beautiful creation with his camera. He is a member of Living Water Mennonite Church in Goshen, Indiana.
The views expressed by our guests are solely their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Anabaptist Perspectives or Wellspring Mennonite Church.