|Gathered around the Word|
|I believe - on creeds and the importance of living them out and being open to new light from the Word.|
|No Creed but the New Testament? - an article by Richard Gardner|
|Bible study as an ongoing task of a community of believers - by Eugene Roop|
|Biblical Inspiration and Authority - Church of the Brethren perspective (1979 Annual Conference statement)|
|"The New Testament as our Rule of Faith and Practice" (1998 Annual Conference statement)|
|When Printer's Ink Becomes Embalming Fluid - by Eugene Peterson|
|Online Translations of the Bible|
|Helpful videos on
Read the Bible, by "Real Live Preacher,"
video #1, video #2, video #3, video #4, video #5, video #6
|Scriptures about baptism to explore|
|Count Well the Cost|
baptize you" - fourth chapter of the late Brethren theologian Vernard Eller's
the Church Have it all Wrong?
- a revision of In Place of Sacraments (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1972)
|download the 1982 "Baptism, Eucharist, and Ministry" paper (a .pdf file) from the World Council of Churches and scroll diwn to the "Baptism" portion of it|
|"At the Lord's Table"|
|download the 1982 "Baptism, Eucharist, and Ministry" paper (a .pdf file) from the World Council of Churches and scroll diwn to the "Eucharist" portion of it|
|Love Feast Liturgies|
|"Anointing" - online pamphlet by Dean M. Miller|
|Brethren Encyclopedia article on the topic|
|Bible Study on James 5:13-20 by Graydon F. Snyder and Kenneth M. Shaffer, Jr.|
|The Anointing Service - liturgy from For All Who Minister|
|"Calling for the elders" - a sermon based on James 5:13-20|
|"Anointing: The Congregation's Use of Anointing for Healing and Reconciliation"
- 48-page booklet by Dean M. Miller available for purchase from Brethren Press.
Another Way of Living, learning the "Brethren" approach to life in Christ.