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The Brethren Card

This body of Christians originated early in the eighteenth century the church being a natural outgrowth of the Pietistic movement following the Reformation. Firmly accepts …

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Drowning In A Ditch

When the English explorer Sir Francis Drake returned from his fifth voyage around the world, he was caught in a small but intense storm on …

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Prayer and Revival

EditorialJuly/August, 2001Volume 36, Number 4 We continue this issue with our theme of revival. By the time you read this, Annual Conference will be in …

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From Biblical Nonresistance to “Peace”

Editorial March/April, 1999 Volume 34, Number 2 It is necessary to be reminded again of basic New Testament teaching for the Christian. The Sermon on …

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Brethren Mission Fund — Winter 2022

David and Veola Bucher David Bucher, from the Heidelberg Congregation (ANE District), and his wife Veola, have been serving in prison ministry in Alabama through …

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Heaven For the Saved

EditorialJanuary/February, 2021Volume 56, Number 1   The word Heaven appears about (222) times in the New Testament. More than half of those occurrences (127) are …

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Regular Columns

Over the years the BRF Witness has carried a number of regular columns besides the News and Comments section. They include:

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  • A Word About Words
  • New Testament Teachings
  • The Bread Basket
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  • A Word About Words
  • New Testament Teachings
  • The Bread Basket

Remembering to Forget

The rancor and ugliness of the letter still stings my memory, even though I received it decades ago. Its paragraphs dripped with hateful venom, the …

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The Abandoned Bird Nest

J.H. Moore (1846-1935) served as Editor of the Church of the Brethren’s Gospel Messenger from 1883-1884 and again from 1891-1915. The Brethren Encyclopedia says of Brother Moore’s formative years: “As …

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Non-Conformity — A Scriptural Teaching

The basis for the nonconformity teaching is Romans 12:2, “Be not conformed to the world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds.” In …

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When God Tinkers

The famous American automobile manufacturer, Henry Ford, one day hired an electrical genius, Charlie Steinmetz, to do some repair work at the plant on one …

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Discernment

‘The ability to perceive, recognize, and distinguish” is how Webster defines discernment. He says further that discernment is “the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what …

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The Violinist

On January 12, 2007, a young man playing a violin stood at the L’Enfant Plaza subway station in Washington, D.C. In the forty-five minutes he performed that …

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BRF Views

As a conference, we have written extensively on different views we hold to and why. Below is a list of different topics. 

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  • Abortion
  • Adam and Eve
  • Afghanistan
  • Anabaptism
  • Anabaptist thought
  • Angels
  • Annual Conference
  • Answered prayer
  • Apostasy in the church
  • Applause in church
  • Assurance of Salvation
  • Attitudes toward Jesus
  • Baptism
  • Basic beliefs of the Brethren
  • Biblical Reliability
  • Biblical Trustworthiness
  • Body Piercing
  • Born again?
  • Capital Punishment
  • Capitalism
  • Christ's Advent
  • Christ's Resurrection
  • Doctrine
  • Early Brethren History
  • Euthanasia
  • Justice
  • Later Brethren History
  • New Testament
  • Newer Bible translations
  • Sin
  • Tattoos
  • The "Brethren" name
  • The atonement of Christ
  • The Blood of Christ
  • The fall
  • U.S. Bicentennial
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  • All
  • Abortion
  • Adam and Eve
  • Afghanistan
  • Anabaptism
  • Anabaptist thought
  • Angels
  • Annual Conference
  • Answered prayer
  • Apostasy in the church
  • Applause in church
  • Assurance of Salvation
  • Attitudes toward Jesus
  • Baptism
  • Basic beliefs of the Brethren
  • Biblical Reliability
  • Biblical Trustworthiness
  • Body Piercing
  • Born again?
  • Capital Punishment
  • Capitalism
  • Christ's Advent
  • Christ's Resurrection
  • Doctrine
  • Early Brethren History
  • Euthanasia
  • Justice
  • Later Brethren History
  • New Testament
  • Newer Bible translations
  • Sin
  • Tattoos
  • The "Brethren" name
  • The atonement of Christ
  • The Blood of Christ
  • The fall
  • U.S. Bicentennial
1990-1999

From Biblical Nonresistance to “Peace”

Editorial March/April, 1999 Volume 34, Number 2 It is necessary to be reminded again of basic New Testament teaching for the Christian. The Sermon on …

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Brethren Mission Fund

Brethren Mission Fund — Winter 2022

David and Veola Bucher David Bucher, from the Heidelberg Congregation (ANE District), and his wife Veola, have been serving in prison ministry in Alabama through …

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2010 - Present

Heaven For the Saved

EditorialJanuary/February, 2021Volume 56, Number 1   The word Heaven appears about (222) times in the New Testament. More than half of those occurrences (127) are …

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