Anabaptists Need to Learn their History!

October 21, 2022

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Once again, Chester Weaver makes the case for studying history and tells more of his personal journey of discovery.

Three streams that make up our story.

  1. Swiss Anabaptists
  2. Dutch Mennonites
  3. Hutterites

You can read about all three streams in Smith’s Story of the Mennonites 5th edition, which is unfortunately a rather pricey book.

Note: a supporter over on Patreon sent this link where you can borrow a digital copy an hour at a time. Thanks Brent! A place to read “Smith’s Story of the Mennonites, Fifth Edition” online for free, but you might have to wait until no one else is reading it.

Or choose a volume with pictures and an easier price tag. Introduction to Mennonite History 3rd edition.

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October 25th, 2022 12:06 pm

Episode Guest Info

Chester Weaver

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 and specializing in history and theology. 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, near two of their sons’ families. One son and two daughters with their families live in California while two more children live in Virginia. One son with his family lives in Ireland.

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Episode Host

Reagan Schrock

Reagan is a member of Wellspring Mennonite Church and lives with his wife Patricia in southeast Tennessee. Reagan, along with Jaran, started Anabaptist Perspectives in 2017, and serves in leadership in the organization, in addition to being deeply involved in overseas missions work.

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