Vows, Public Schools, and Fire Departments – Ask Anabaptist Perspectives Anything

January 12, 2024

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Vows, Public Schools, and Fire Departments – Ask Anabaptist Perspectives Anything

Marlin and Reagan discuss questions submitted from a listener

  • How would you respond to someone who says that non-resistance should include things like not locking your doors so you don’t “resist a potential thief?”
  • How do you view pouring versus immersion for Baptism?
  • Should Anabaptists ever consider public school as an option for their children? What about public colleges?
  • Do you have any advice for Anabaptists in the Fire/Rescue or EMS services since there are sometimes ungodly influences in these areas?
  • How should Anabaptist view wedding vows, pledges, etc. in light of Matthew 5:33-37 and James 5:12?

Community Service Through EMS (Merle Weaver)

Peacemaking in Business (Gary Schrock)

Episode Guest Info

Marlin Sommers

Marlin and Meredith live with their five precious children in southeast Tennessee. Marlin has been trained in philosophy and carpentry, and enjoys pushing into other areas, such as mechanics and biblical Greek. Marlin works at Kingdom Channels and Anabaptist Perspectives in finance, communications, and other roles that are harder to describe. He is slowly endeavoring to put his public brain on his website

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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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