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Providing Anabaptist insight and teaching through videos, podcasts, and our website.

Providing Anabaptist insight and teaching through videos, podcasts, and our website.

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Providing Anabaptist insight and teaching through videos, podcasts, and our website.

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English


Episodes

The Story of Anabaptist Perspectives

5/28/2020
In this final episode of Season Two, Jaran Miller and Reagan Schrock share the story about Anabaptist Perspectives starting and their vision behind the project. Currently we are at about one-fifth of our $10,000 goal for our end of season fundraiser. Support us as we prepare for Season Three by becoming a Patron at: https://www.patreon.com/anabaptistperspectives You can see our fundraiser progress and donate at: https://www.anabaptistperspectives.org/donate Thanks for listening and sharing...

Duration:00:32:00

Practice of Community in the Early Anabaptist Movement

5/20/2020
How was community practiced by the early Anabaptists? What is the proper vision behind living in a Christian community? In this episode, Dean Taylor discusses the presence of community in the early Anabaptists. He gives examples of communities that were successful and of ones that failed, showing that a proper understanding of the purpose of community is necessary in order for it to work well. Find “The Chronicle of the Hutterian Brethren Volume II”:...

Duration:00:32:00

Apostasy of the 1960s

5/13/2020
Chester Weaver was raised in a Lancaster Mennonite Conference church. As he considers the changes that happened within Lancaster Mennonite Conference in the 1960s, he traces the root causes back to ideas, especially the emphases on fundamentalism and liberalism. Chester observes that some of these very same ideas are being found in moderately conservative Mennonites today. He pleads with us to not repeat history but to learn from it. God and Uncle Dale:...

Duration:00:18:00

Why Study Biblical Languages?

5/7/2020
Why is it important to learn Greek and Hebrew? What is the best method to use when learning languages? In this episode, Finny Kuruvilla shares how learning Greek and Hebrew helped to strengthen his understanding and practice of Christianity. This is the 93rd episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the blog: https://www.anabaptistperspectives.org/ Visit our YouTube channel:...

Duration:00:24:00

The Prince of Peace

4/29/2020
Starting with what Jesus’ contemporaries would have thought of when they heard the term, Josh Nisly describes what it means for Jesus to be “The Prince of Peace”. He continues by describing how recognizing Jesus as The Prince of Peace should affect Christians politically, socially, and spiritually. Find “Freakonomics”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1202 Find “Destroyer of the Gods”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29894928 This is the 92nd episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a...

Duration:00:18:59

Factories, Gardens, Giving, Guns: A COVID-19 Economy and Stewardship

4/26/2020
Like any economic difficulty, a COVID-19 economy highlights the need to steward our resources, whether those resources be meager or vast. Hard times can actually clarify our understanding of basic Christian economics. In this episode, Marlin Sommers explores four themes which should be present in the Christian response to the present pandemic. This is a bonus podcast. Expect this week's regularly-scheduled episode to be available on Thursday morning. Benjamin Good narrates this article. Read...

Duration:00:11:36

Exiting the Air Force

4/21/2020
In this episode, Zack Johnson shares his story of becoming a conscientious objector while serving in the United States Air Force. Once Zack came to understand Christ’s call to non-violence and not swearing, he applied for release from the Air Force. Learn more about Sattler College at https://www.sattlercollege.org/. This is the 91st episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the...

Duration:00:35:29

The World at Our Doorstep

4/15/2020
In this interview, Allen Roth shares his vision for evangelizing to those who have immigrated to the United States. Allen encourages us to not view the influx of immigrants as a threat, but as a mission’s opportunity sent from God. This is the 90th episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the blog: https://www.anabaptistperspectives.org/ Visit our YouTube channel:...

Duration:00:16:00

Experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City

4/15/2020
Reagan Schrock meets with Dr. Hans Burkholder, a surgeon in Brooklyn, and Richard Schwartz, pastor at Believers in Jesus Church in Bronx, to discuss how they and their communities are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about ways to get involved in serving others during the pandemic, visit https://www.anabaptistcovidresponse.org/ and https://anabaptistperspectives.org/covid19/. Anabaptist Perspectives is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects...

Duration:00:51:59

Loving Our Neighbors Through Sewing

4/5/2020
In this episode, Corleen Bean shares about sewing personal protection equipment (PPE) for those in the medical field who are unable to use proper equipment. Corleen explains how she found out about the need for PPE and what she is doing to help fill it. For more information about the group Corleen is involved with: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KW.COVID.Medical.Supplies/ For more information about how to get involved in the United States: https://anabaptistperspectives.org/covid19/...

Duration:00:23:01

Anabaptists and Muslims: What Can We Learn?

4/4/2020
How can one reach out to Muslims? What advantages do Anabaptists specifically have in relating to those from the Middle East? In this episode, Dean Taylor shares about evangelizing to Muslims. He shares both from his personal experience in Greece and from what others have shown him. This is the 89th episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the blog:...

Duration:00:20:59

Ministry in Small Towns: Part 2

3/31/2020
This episode is the second half of an interview with Patrick Matthews and Bill Shiley. In this episode, they share their vision for ministry and discipleship in small towns. Hearken House: https://hearkenhouse.org/ Contact Patrick: patrick@hearkenhouse.org Contact Bill: bill2teach@gmail.com This is the 88th episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the blog:...

Duration:00:24:30

Loving Our Neighbors During The Pandemic Crisis

3/30/2020
In this episode, Matt Landis shares practical ways to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. From restaurants packing lunches for healthcare workers to individuals sowing face masks, Matt presents a variety of ways to be involved in serving others during the COVID-19 Pandemic. For more information on how to get involved: https://anabaptistperspectives.org/covid19/ Anabaptist Perspectives is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life...

Duration:00:19:36

Ministry In Small Towns: Part 1

3/24/2020
This episode is the first half of an interview with Patrick Matthews and Bill Shiley where they share about the work at Hearken House Ministry in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Patrick started Hearken House Ministry to reach out to the lower-income residents of Chambersburg. Hearken House: https://hearkenhouse.org/ Contact Patrick: patrick@hearkenhouse.org Contact Bill: bill2teach@gmail.com This is the 87th episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines...

Duration:00:20:59

Racial Reconciliation in the Church

3/17/2020
In this episode, Jon and Annlyn Kulp share their stories of interacting with and appreciating those from different ethnic backgrounds. They share how they see God’s heart for working in and reconciling different ethnicities throughout the Bible. Jonathan Kulp is the lead pastor at Followers of Jesus Mennonite Church in Brooklyn, New York. Visit the church’s website at: http://www.fjmcny.org/. This is the 86th episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that...

Duration:00:29:29

Caring for those who Serve Cross-Culturally

3/11/2020
How can one care for those who are serving in missions overseas? What are the challenges of returning home after having been on the mission field? In this episode, Joel Yoder discusses ways to stay connected with and encourage those in ministry while they are gone from, and as they return to, their home community. Joel Yoder is Director of Ministry Training Center in New York City. Find more information about MTC at: https://mtcinnyc.com. Find “Serving as Senders” at:...

Duration:00:22:59

Fundamentalism

3/4/2020
In this episode, Chester Weaver shares the history and far-reaching effects of fundamentalism in Anabaptist circles. Chester closes with encouragement to develop a living love-faith relationship with Christ. Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/82626 Joy in Submission: https://www.lwcb.shop/product/118-0360-joy-in-submission Find Harold Bender’s works at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/662426 The Fundamentals:...

Duration:00:24:59

Jesus, a Refugee

2/26/2020
In this episode, Josh Nisly explores the idea of Jesus being a refugee. He traces how God has cared for and loved displaced people throughout history. Josh encourages us to remember that we are sojourners in this world. Destroyer of the Gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29894928 This is the 83rd episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and...

Duration:00:15:00

The Urban Challenge

2/19/2020
For the last thirty-four years, Allen Roth has lived in Brooklyn, New York. He shares his vision for living in the city as a strategic help to evangelism. Allen says, “You can’t catch fish if there ain’t none; you gotta go where they are.” Find “No Little Places: The Untapped Potential of the Small-Town Church”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1005440.No_Little_Places Visit Sattler College’s website: https://www.sattlercollege.org/ This is the 82nd episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a...

Duration:00:12:59

Academics in the Early Anabaptist Movement

2/12/2020
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. Visit Sattler College’s website: https://www.sattlercollege.org/ This is the 81st episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube...

Duration:00:17:59