In this impromptu conversation, Matt Landis comments on two events that happened late in 2019. Mark Galli, editor of Christianity Today, called for Donald Trump's removal from office, and several Amish men visited the president at the White House. Matt concludes by saying, "If Jesus is king of the world, no allegiance that belongs to him should by siphoned off to anybody else."
In this episode, Valerie Miller tells her story. Valerie was born in India, and at a young age was adopted into an Anabaptist family. She shares the struggles that she faced in knowing that she had been adopted, and the ways in which she found peace and victory.
In what ways has the Anabaptist movement historically encouraged ethnic equality? How can Anabaptists continue to support racial reconciliation? In this episode, Nathan Zook PhD discusses both the past and present views of Anabaptists concerning ethnic diversity. He tells about strong points from the past and shares areas in which improvement is needed today.
How does an Anabaptist view salvation differently than other Christians? Why is it important to have a correct view of salvation? In the episode, David Bercot JD describes the Anabaptist view of salvation and compares it to the Protestant and Roman Catholic views. David shows the effect that a Christian’s view of salvation has on many parts of life.
In this unscripted conversation with Stephen Russell, various aspects of modern church history are discussed. From Mennonites fighting with Hitler to colonial churches in North America, history is examined and points are made. Stephen encourages more people to seriously study history.
What are the steps necessary to become a Bible translator? What is the end goal of Bible translating? In this episode, Marvin shares his story of being called to the work of Bible translation and the various steps that he has taken since then to prepare for work in Asia. To Marvin, the end goal of Bible translation is to plant a mature, indigenous church.
In this episode, Nathan Zook PhD discusses his view of the Christian's involvement in politics, and how it has changed over the last number of years. In addition to sharing his personal reasons for not being involved in politics, Nathan explains why he believes that his current position is Biblical. He encourages us to maintain a Christlike attitude as we consider political events.
In this episode, Timothy Stoltzfus presents a brief profile of contemporary Anabaptist youth, based off of a survey that he took in 2017. He discusses issues that youth are facing today and the proper response to those issues. Timothy closes by encouraging individuals to engage in relationships with those around them.
What misconceptions are there about city life? Why is it important for Christians to live in cities? In this episode, Clayton Shenk shares his vision for Christians living and working in the city. He also shares ways in which many are wrongly prejudiced against those who live in cities.
This episode is sponsored by Sattler College
How has the Apocrypha been viewed throughout Church history? What can the Apocrypha add to one's understanding of the New Testament? In this episode, Stephen Russell shares the history of the canon, specifically considering how the Apocrypha was formed. Mr Russell ends the episode by presenting his view of the Apocrypha as being useful for history, but likely not scriptural.