Jesus is calling the church to uniquely display His presence in their lives. He is calling the church out of the nations and, as we go, we must call the nations into the kingdom of God. Will we hear the King’s call? Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Three)
The call to holiness is a call to separate in order to experience God’s presence. A separated people is equipped to mediate blessing to the world. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Two)
The biblical concept of separation is dynamic and possesses global implications. God intends to use separation as a means of worldwide blessing. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part One)
Our desire is that Crosswind provides a platform for young Anabaptist men and women to inspire, encourage, and challenge both one another and Christ-followers from other backgrounds. Continue reading Crosswind: Voices of a Counter Current
I’d been studying Roman history, architecture, culture, customs, and geography for the last three years, but I was still completely unprepared for the grandeur of the Colosseum. Continue reading Cathedrals, Castles, and Caves
In an age of political, technological, and social upheaval, Anabaptists are still the “silent in the land.” Why are we so quiet, and why do we not engage freely with those around us? Continue reading Open Hearts: Keeping Loving Spirits in an Age of Distrust
The Stepchildren I had heard the compliments a thousand times. “Your people are so wonderful: hard working, solid families, simple lives, and good pies.” The more they went on, the more my ballooning pride neared its bursting point. Growing up … Continue reading The Reformers and Their Stepchildren
A Portrait of a Mennonite What comes to your mind when you think of the Mennonites? Good cooks? Horse and buggies? Hard working farmers or construction workers? Shrewd business owners? Volleyball? Thrifty penny-pinchers? Modesty? Legalistic pulpit-pounders? A cappella singing? Non-resistant … Continue reading What is a Mennonite?