An Anabaptist Microcosm in Costa Rica
September 22, 2023
John Roth shares an experience from his time in Costa Rica where he stumbled upon a community of people living out Anabaptist traditions…
Suffering, Growth, and Resurrection
September 21, 2023
Suffering, from a worldly perspective, is meaningless. Dale Eby walks us through perspectives on suffering and redemption while acknowledging the hard realities that we don’t know how to respond to. What is the cause of suffering? How does God use…
Why the Church Educates
September 7, 2023
Paul Emerson urges us to educate for eternity. Since all wisdom and knowledge come from Christ, education is ultimately Christology.…
Are there no “Kingdom Christians” of color?
September 1, 2023
Marlin and Reagan respond to a listener who wonders why there doesn’t seem to be many “Kingdom Christians” of color.…
“The Earth Is the Lord’s” in Global Anabaptism
August 24, 2023
From the beginning, the phrase “The Earth Is the Lord’s” seized the imagination of Anabaptists. John Roth unpacks the powerful resonances of this phrase in the 16th century and calls us to see its contemporary significance for the global…
The Rationale for Our Mission Statement
August 11, 2023
Marlin and Reagan walk through the key points of our new mission statement and illustrate it with examples from content we have published and interactions with listeners.…
Should Churches Build a Culture?
August 10, 2023
In this episode Melvin argues that the New Testament calls churches to proactively create culture.…
Growing into Spiritual Maturity
July 27, 2023
Freedom comes from mature integrity. Chester Weaver explains we can only relate well to others when we are honest with ourselves, others, and God and guided by God’s Spirit.…
Usury? Do Anabaptists Still Reject It?
July 21, 2023
Should we make money with money? In this episode we respond to John Smith’s question: “What’s the current Anabaptist perspective on usury? From everything I’ve read of historic Anabaptistists (Menno Simons, Hubmaier, early Hutterites, etc),…
What Kind of Community Do We Need?
July 13, 2023
What kind of community should Christians cultivate? Melvin Lehman argues that particular Christian communities should be shaped by shared values, shared geography, shared goals, and shared commitments. This includes submitting to brotherhood…