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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

The Cow Went Dry!

One hot summer morning the church windows were open, and as the preacher delivered his message, a gust of wind blew his notes right off …

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Two Are Better Than One!

According to a recent survey, the average American moves about fourteen times during a lifetime. Think about it. That means that during a 70-year period, …

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Kindred Spirits

I marvel sometimes at the things which constitute a bond between two human beings. A common interest in collecting eighteenth-century buttons. A mutual excitement in …

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God’s Holiness

Imagine a flock of fluffy white sheep grazing contentedly in a lush green pasture. We might say, “Oh, don’t those sheep contrast beautifully against the green pasture?” …

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Moving Toward Balance

Elder Christian Bucher (1833-1916) was a much-sought-after Brethren preacher from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. During a 55-year ministry that extended from 1861 to 1916, among other …

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The Black Box

Pastor Jones and his wife were married forty years, and then he decided to retire. All during their married years, there had been a black …

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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
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2010 - Present

Creencias Básicas de la
Iglesia de los Hermanos

Introducción Hace ya más de dos siglos atrás en Alemania se formó una nueva comunidad de creyentes cristianos. Las iglesias establecidas se habían vuelto ricas, …

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2010 - Present

Reflections on the Brethren Prayer and Worship Summit

Editorial July/August, 2018 Volume 53, Number 4 This edition of the BRF Witness is largely a review and report of the recent Prayer and Worship Summit that was held on April …

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2010 - Present

The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

Editorial May/June, 2018 Volume 53, Number 3 This year’s Annual Conference theme is entitled, “Living Parables,” from Matthew 9:35-38. Jesus often used parables when teaching …

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