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The Meaning and Purpose of Higher Education

10/18/2018
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Earlier this year, we published an interview with Kyle Stoltzfus about his experience with post-secondary education. Today's episode is a piece of that same conversation that we did not include in the earlier episode. If you did not hear the first interview with Kyle Stoltzfus, you may consider listening to it before hearing this one. Hear "Why Graduate From Four Colleges": https://soundcloud.com/anabaptistperspectives/why-graduate-from-four-colleges This is the 37th episode in the first...

Duration:00:13:00

What If? Practical Questions about Nonresistance

10/11/2018
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Several years ago, Dean Taylor presented a series of messages called "A Change of Allegiance" in which he spoke about biblical, historical, and practical matters surrounding nonresistance. This is the fourth session in that series in which Taylor addresses common concerns about the doctrine and way of life. Purchase the complete series: https://www.scrollpublishing.com/store/more-Change-of-Allegiance-DVDs.html View the symposium on YouTube: https://bit.ly/1pY6Qqu Purchase Taylor's book:...

Duration:00:54:00

Would You Die?

10/4/2018
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In May, we heard Mike Peck tell his story about coming to embrace Jesus' call to love rather than violent conflict. This is another part of that same conversation with Mike that we didn't include in the earlier interview. Hear part one of this conversation from May 24, 2018: https://soundcloud.com/anabaptistperspectives/from-combat-to-jesus-way This is the 35th episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of...

Duration:00:11:19

Anabaptist Voice Magazine

9/27/2018
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Anabaptist Voice is a magazine that intends "To interpret Bible truth in a simple childlike way, and to apply Bible teaching to the lives of living saints in a practical manner." In this episode of Anabaptist Perspectives, Anabaptist Voice's editor, James Landis, tells about the founding and vision of this magazine. He also encourages us to live in obedience to Jesus. Learn more about Anabaptist Voice and read prior issues: http://www.anabaptistvoice.com/ Dean Taylor's interview, "The...

Duration:00:16:44

What is a Christian Mind?

9/20/2018
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What is a Christian mind? How can I know if I have one? In this episode, Steven Brubaker, administrator at Faith Builders Educational Programs and author of "A Mennonite Thinks About Knowing," addresses these questions. Acquire Brubaker's book: https://christianlearning.org/product/a-mennonite-thinks-about-knowing/ This is the 33rd episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and...

Duration:00:08:00

Why I am a Conservative Mennonite

9/13/2018
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Merle Burkholder explains why he chooses to identify with Conservative Mennonite churches. This is the 32nd episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel that examines various aspects of conservative Anabaptist life and thought. Read the blog: anabaptistperspectives.org/ Visit our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/anabaptistperspectives/ Music: "These Times" by Blue Dot Sessions...

Duration:00:15:38

Why Some Children Learn Differently

6/17/2018
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In March of this year, Siloam Ministries hosted the 18th Annual Men's Seminar at the Hartwell Mennonite Center in Hartwell, Georgia. Pete Whitt was one of the two speakers for the weekend. This is his first message from the seminar. It is titled "Why Some Children Learn Differently." Check back on Thursday to hear his next message in the series, or, to hear Steven Bruaker's messages from the same conference, see Anabaptist Perspectives' previous three releases. Anabaptist Perspectives...

Duration:01:06:38

A Family Man

6/14/2018
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This is Steven Brubaker's final message from the 18th Annual Men's Seminar in Hartwell, Georgia. He reminds us of the call for husbands to live lives of service to God, their church, and their family. For the first two messages in his series, check out our podcasts from last Thursday and Saturday. Anabaptist Perspectives is a weekly podcast and video series that explores biblical elements of Anabaptist life and thought. To read our blog, visit www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our...

Duration:00:52:24

A Church Man

6/9/2018
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In March of this year, Siloam Ministries hosted the 18th Annual Men's Seminar at the Hartwell Mennonite Center in Hartwell, Georgia. Steven Brubaker was one of the two speakers for the weekend. He and the coordinators for the Seminar kindly gave us permission to publish the messages from that weekend through Anabaptist Perspectives. This is Steven Brubaker's second message, "A Church Man." Anabaptist Perspectives is a podcast, YouTube channel, and blog that defends and describes biblical...

Duration:00:56:27

A Godly Man

6/7/2018
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In March of this year, Siloam Ministries hosted the 18th Annual Men's Seminar at the Hartwell Mennonite Center in Hartwell, Georgia. Steven Brubaker was one of the two speakers for the weekend. He and the coordinators for the Seminar kindly gave us permission to publish the messages from that weekend through Anabaptist Perspectives. For the next three weeks, we will release the six messages that were presented at the Men's Seminar. This means that we will release an episode on each of the...

Duration:00:59:10

Selling Dad's Farm

5/31/2018
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Melvin Lehman observes that many individuals and families within conservative Anabaptist communities have moved away from agricultural occupations. While noticing that this trend may contribute to undesirable outcomes, Lehman proposes several ways toward a positive future in new environments and occupations. Anabaptist Perspectives is a weekly podcast that describes and defends biblical elements of Anabaptist faith and life. Subscribe on Stitcher, Apple Podcast, Google Play, Anchor, and many...

Duration:00:25:26

From Combat to Jesus' Way

5/24/2018
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Though Mike Peck is committed to following Jesus' example and teaching of love for enemies, he was once involved in warfare. In this episode, Mike tells us how God lead him from combat to deeper discipleship. This is the twentieth episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a series that examines particulars of Anabaptist history, faith, and life. Visit our website: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly videos:...

Duration:00:15:19

Why Graduate from Four Colleges?

5/17/2018
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Kyle Stoltzfus tells about his work experience and progression through four different colleges. This is the eighteenth episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a series that examines particulars of Anabaptist history, faith, and life. Visit our website: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly videos: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Music: "These Times" by Blue Dot Sessions

Duration:00:18:39

The Refugee Crisis - What it is and How can Anabaptists Respond

5/10/2018
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Emanuel Esh joins us with the encouraging vision for how we can tangibly show love for the refugees of the world. This is the eighteenth episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a series that examines particulars of Anabaptist history, faith, and life. Visit our website: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly videos: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Music: "These Times" by Blue Dot Sessions

Duration:00:13:59

The New Conservatives Revisited

5/3/2018
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Several years ago, Melvin Lehman published and essay which identified the distinguishing marks of an emerging New Conservatism. In this episode, Lehman revisits and expounds upon his earlier conclusions. Lehman's essay: Lehman, Melvin. “The New Conservatives.” Faith Builders’ Newsletter, no. 85, Sept. 2017, https://www.fbep.org/resources/new-conservatives. Book cited: Juhnke, James C. Vision, Doctrine, War: Mennonite Identity and Organization in America, 1890-1930. Vol. 3, Herald Press,...

Duration:00:28:35

Mennonites and Social Media

4/25/2018
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Matthew Landis discusses the impact of social media, how conservative Anabaptists have responded, and possible ways that we can better use these media to promote God's kingdom. This is the sixteenth episode in the first season of Anabaptist Perspectives, a series that examines particulars of Anabaptist history, faith, and life. Visit our website: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly videos: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Music: "These Times" by...

Duration:00:10:24

The Story of Dirk Willems

4/19/2018
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Ryan Trenkamp reads a story from Martyrs Mirror about Dirk Willems who died for his commitment to Christ in 1569. This is an episode of Anabaptist Perspectives which explores particulars of Anabaptist faith and life. You can also find us on iTunes, Anchor, and Google Play Visit our website and subscribe to our blog: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for a weekly video: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Music: "These Times" and "Circle Ariel" by Blue Dot...

Duration:00:06:20

The Beauty of Jesus' Teachings

4/12/2018
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Dean Taylor tells a story, reminding us that Jesus has a beautiful plan for us to live on this Earth. Too often, we misuse Jesus' instructions, turning the Bible in waddings of paper which are not the beautiful thing that Jesus wants for humanity. This is an episode of Anabaptist Perspectives which explores particulars of Anabaptist faith and life. You can also find us on iTunes, Anchor, and Google Play Visit our website and subscribe to our blog: www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to...

Duration:00:02:59

Patrick Matthews' Journey

4/5/2018
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Patrick Matthews tells how, though he once was far from God, encountered God's amazing love and forgiveness. Anabaptist Perspectives is a weekly podcast and video series that describes and defends biblical elements of Anabaptist faith and life. Visit our website and read out blog at www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for a weekly video: www.youtube.com/anabaptistperspectives Music: "These Times" by Blue Dot Sessions

Duration:00:11:41

I Started an Anabaptist Magazine

3/28/2018
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Rachel Schrock tells her story of founding and managing the quarterly publication Daughters of Promise which encourages women with the message that, through Jesus, they may live in freedom. For more information about and to subscribe to Daughters of Promise, visit https://www.daughters-of-promise.org/ For more information about Anabaptist Perspectives or to read our blog, visit www.anabaptistperspectives.org Subscribe to our YouTube channel for a weekly video that describes and defends...

Duration:00:09:49