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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Saturday, June 4th, 2022
When my father discovered that Marvin was an attorney, he said in his typically blunt manner, “I hear that attorneys do not always tell the truth.” Marvin replied, “We tell the truth according to our clients.” In “Integrity? The Allure of Doubleness,” Chester Weaver explores our terrible tendency to “Tell the truth according to....” and calls us to the "singleness" and integrity of Jesus.

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Thursday, January 27th, 2022

"Books are my friends" Once upon a time, someone suggested that Chester purchase an Anabaptist library. The rest is history! Reagan, Marlin, and Chester discuss the value of reading in...

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Saturday, December 4th, 2021
Jesus said, “Watch out for those Pharisees; watch out for their teaching.” Later when asked by the disciples who is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven, Jesus set a little child among them. When the mother of Zebedee’s boys requested a power position, Jesus said, “You do not know what you are asking.” Accompanying His object lesson with the little child, He said authoritatively, “Be child-like.”...

Monday, August 31st, 2020
For over a thousand years good men did nothing. Maybe that is not quite saying it right. For over a thousand years good men could do no good publicly and prosper with the good. Their good prospered in non-public ways, in ways forgotten to history. Some men in all ages have found ways to do good, but their good has been lost to public sight. Only the Heavenly records will tell the private...

Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Preface: In the following article Dualism will be understood as separating Wholeness into two distinct parts in order for practitioners to feel good about themselves while not being Whole. The two separate parts may or may not include truth as part of each whole. Religious Dualism is a widespread Christian problem inherited from the Gnostic heresy. The Apostle John directly deals with...