BEYOND SURVIVAL: Thoughts on Zion MC’s 125 Years

Nearly 500 years ago, there arose many groups and branches of Anabaptism which can be boiled down to roughly three main types. One was the peasant revolutionary kind, which mixed aspects of Anabaptist faith (minus the pacifism) with violent rebellion, like the cult...

Pathways Session 5: The Word

This Next Sunday’s session (October 14) will again focus on discipleship, in particular, the sentence, “As an Anabaptist community of the living Word, we listen for God’s call as we read Scripture together, guided by the Spirit.” To prepare, read...

Pathways Session 4 (October 7), a review

In last Sunday’s class session (October 7) we began considering the first of MC USA’s Three Renewed Commitments: “Follow Jesus.” We discussed its explanation:  “We commit to Follow Jesus. As an Anabaptist community of the living Word, we listen...

FOR WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY, 2018

15 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking. 6 But there is a place where someone has testified: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them, a son of man that you care for him? 7 You made them a little lower than the...

For PATHWAYS, October 7, “Follow Jesus”

For this coming Sunday (October 7), we will begin to consider the first of MC USA’s Three Renewed Commitments: Follow Jesus.  That is defined as: “We commit to Follow Jesus. As an Anabaptist community of the living Word, we listen for God’s call as we read...