1990-1999

How to Develop Strong Commitment to the Church

EditorialMay/June, 1995Volume 30, Number 3 The article in the May/June issue of the BRF Witness is a sequel to the message contained in the March/April issue. Then, we studied causes for lack of commitment to Christ and the church. Now, we look at ways to build and develop commitment to Christ and the church. The article contained here is an edited version of a …

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Causes for Lack of Commitment to the Church

EditorialMarch/April, 1995Volume 30, Number 2 Many in our congregations have only a limited commitment to Christ and the church. Some seem bored. Others seem characterized by indifference, unconcern, passiveness, and Laodiceanism. They give lip-service to the Lord. They attend church services only if it is convenient, if the weather is nice, if company doesn’t come, …

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The New Testament: Our Only Creed

EditorialNovember/December, 1991Volume 26, Number 6 “We have no creed but the New Testament” is a statement which is frequently heard in Brethren circles. That concept was a big factor in some of the decision-making at the 1991 Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. Annual Conference delegates approved a seven-point creed on ecology (pages 204-205, 1991 Annual …

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BRF Views on Peace and Peacemaking

EditorialJanuary/February, 1990Volume 25, Number 1 We also feature in this issue of WITNESS, the essence of a message given at an Insight Session at Annual Conference in 1988. It summarizes BRF’s views regarding peace and peacemaking. Many in the peace movements of today imply that global problems can only be solved politically and internationally, and that …

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