Even the most sincere "walk down the aisle" or the most passionate "sinner's prayer" is no substitute for Jesus' words, "take up your cross daily and follow me." Christianity is a life—not a one-time decision.
"It's Jesus from the beginning, it's Jesus in the middle; it's Jesus at the end. What's important to Jesus is important to us. What empowered Jesus will empower us...The Spirit that raised up Christ will raise up the church to do a work for Christ."
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.
How should "followers of the slain Lamb" live? Nonresistant disciples who choose love over violence must still be soldiers of Christ, with a theolgoy of martyrdom. Dean Taylor shares from his personal journey as a one-time US army soldier.