Sacred Writings: Preserved or Reconstructed? The Nature of the Greek New Testament

Strength to Strength welcomed Adam Boyd to explore the different manuscript families of the Greek New Testament and to present the case for why the text preserved in the vast majorities of manuscripts is to be preferred. It is apparent that something is amiss. In Matthew 6:13 the King James Version concludes the Lord’s prayer…

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Sexual Addiction? Get Help for Yourself!

This was the second part of a two-part S2S Event called "Overcoming Sexual Addiction" held on November 19, 2022.Also, see part 1: "Sexual Addiction? Help Others!" by Arthur Nisly. Strength to Strength welcomed Arthur Nisly to speak on the problem of sexual addiction among conservative Anabaptists.  In Part 2, he speaks about the tools and concepts that he has…

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Sexual Addiction? Help Others!

This was the first part of a two-part S2S Event called "Overcoming Sexual Addiction" held on November 19, 2022.Also, see part 2: "Sexual Addiction? Get Help for Yourself!" by Arthur Nisly. Strength to Strength welcomed Arthur Nisly to speak on the problem of sexual addiction among conservative Anabaptists. In Part 1, he speaks to church leaders and those who…

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Sacred Writings: The Bible Jesus Read

Strength to Strength welcomed Chuck Pike to explore Jesus' Bible with us. Have you ever wondered why Jesus and the apostles misquote Old Testament texts? Are these sloppy quotations, sketchy transmission over the millennia, or shoddy translation in modern times? Or perhaps New Testament authors were trying to revise the Old Testament text to better…

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Bonus Talk: Would Jesus Vote? Thoughts From a Conscientious Abstainer

Strength to Strength welcomed Dan Ziegler on an off-Saturday to discuss the politics of Jesus' nation. According to recent research from Barna Group, more practicing Christians believe the government is responsible to create meaningful change, rather than the church. Dan's essay, "A Question of Power," provides an outline of Jesus' relation to the world as…

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