I live in a country where voting is mandatory, is it okay to vote? Why don’t Anabaptists just call themselves “Early Church”? Today Jaran Miller, Reagan Schrock, and Marlin Sommers respond to questions from our audience.
Jaran, Reagan, and Marlin are all on the Anabaptist Perspectives administrative team.
How is Christianity distinct from world religions? What does Anabaptism add to Christendom? Stephen Russell discusses two ways that Christianity is different than world religions: entry by choice and separation from governments. He considers how the early church, early Anabaptists, and the church today view these topics. Stephen also discusses the importance of Christian community.
Micheal Sattler was an important leader in the Anabaptist movement during the reformation. Sattler, and several other radical reformers, were highly educated. In this episode, Dr. Finny Kuruvilla discusses these leaders and how their education affected Anabaptism. Also discussed is how education can be used well in the building of God’s kingdom.
In this episode, Stephen Russell defines nonresistance and traces it throughout Church history. He starts at the early church, touches on the reformation, and finishes by showing the place that nonresistance has in the Church today.