At the heart of Anabaptism was a simple idea: "Jesus meant every word that He said." Dean Taylor's brief overview of historic Anabaptism is more than history; it's a call to stake our lives and lifestyles on similar, Christ-centered discipleship.
Godly living was, at first, the mark of true Christianity. But gradually, doctrinal orthodoxy became so important as to make it seem that God would overlook all kinds of ungodliness, but not incorrect doctrine. A walk through history that shows how Christianity evolved to "doctrianity" instead.
This message probes the effects of Fundamentalism on Mennonite thought in the 20th century, particularly as it relates to the historic view of Scripture, and the relationship the written text to the Logos.
Session 1 of a 5 part series taking a look at the past, present, and future of the Mennonite identity. In this session Titus takes the listener thru the some of the historical foundations of the Anabaptist movement and asks "Can you name the three founders of the Anabaptist church?
Session 2 of a 5 part series taking a look at the past, present, and future of the Mennonite identity. In this session Titus takes the listener to the founders of the anabaptist movement in 1525 and closes with the story of Regina, "Infant baptism isn't enough, is it?" "My dear child it cannot be...