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The Document Bin
Basic Agreement - Carl Harter
Columbine High School
Creeds and the Church of the Brethren - Frank Ramirez
Honors To Alexander Mack - William G. Willoughby
It's My Privilege - Beth Miller
L.O.V.E.3 - Linda K. Williams
Q Document - Frank Ramirez
Reaction to the bombing of Kosovo - Judy Mills Reimer
Risks of Planting New Churches - Rev. David McKellip
Tower of Siloam - Frank Ramirez
Trained To Kill - Lt. Col. David Grossman
Will There be Brethren in the Next Century? - Galen Miller

Redesign & Steering Committee Papers - 1996
Submitted by Christopher Bowman - (General Board chairperson during redesign)
Chronology of Events
Redesign Steering Committee Members
Explanation of the Input Process
Survey 1: Summary of Responses
Survey 2: Summary of Responses
Survey 3: Summary of Responses
Rationale for Proposed Changes
Core Functions Statement
Cross Option Recommendation
Three Options for Staff Deployment
Report of Vision Discernment Team
Twenty Questions about the new design of the General Board

MODCOB Newsletter by David Wine, 1997 Annual Conference Moderator
Issue One: Season of Change
Issue Two: A few minutes with the Moderator
Issue Three: Working together as a Community
Issue Four: Promoting Unity
Issue Five: ChurchShift
Issue Six: The Big Picture
Issue Seven: The Time is Now
Issue Eight: Long Beach - Here We Come

Denominational Publications
Between the Flood and the Rainbow
Open Door: Vol 2, No. 1
Open Door: Vol 2, No. 2
Origin & Development
European Origin
    Honors to Alexander Mack
Brethren in America
Early Brethren Life
Brethren Groups
Side Roads in Brethren History
    Basic Agreement
    Ephrata Cloister
    Colorado Brethren
Little Dunker Church on the Antietam Battlefield
Nineteenth Century Acculturation

Annual Conference
Communion & Love Feast
    Additional Blood Atonement Scriptures
    Resources on Communion / Easter / Lent / Passover
Brethren Concepts of Peace & War
    Pioneer for Peace: The story of Ted Studebaker
    Overview of Brethren Beliefs
    Bibliography of Peace & Non-Violence Organizations
Mission & Service Projects
    Brethren Volunteer Service - BVS
    Annual Nigeria Workcamp (first online)

Map Room
    Map of Western Germany with States
    Map of Central Germany north of Frankfurt Am Main
    Map of Schwarzenau and eastern North Rhine/Westphalia
    Aerial Photograph of Schwarzenau (1974)
    Multi Map

Beliefs & doctrines (this section is common to all directories)
What do Brethren Believe?
    Membership 101
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    FAQS - Frequently Asked QuestionS
    Plan of Redemption
    Pocket Gospel

Historical Notes

    These subdocuments are randomly interspersed throughout our main articles, to provide brief explanations of a particular occasion or event that had direct relationship to the Church of the Brethren. Each is provided here to save you the time of looking through each main article.

30 Year's War
95 Arguments of Martin Luther
Allen: Ship List of Alexander Mack Party
Bubonic Plague or Black Death
Calvin, John (Jean Cauvin)
Charles V - Holy Roman Emperor
Dark Ages, The (500 AD - 1300 AD)
Degrees of Brethren Ministry (free ministry)
Detmold Confession of Ernst Christoph Hochmann
Huguenots of France
Penn, William
Pope Leo X
Quakers (Society Of Friends)
Renaissance, The
Simons, Menno
Tyndale, William
Watt, James
Wycliffe, John

Links to other interesting web sites
    The following external Other links contain hundreds of links to other interesting web sites, in nine catagories, that will hopefully serve as an additional resource to offer various kinds of information for research, and generally increase one's understanding of the world around us. See also the internal links to specific Church of the Brethren information listed above.

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Spiritual Highway Signs

We did this just for the spiritual fun of it!

  Sign “Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.” Romans 6:13
  Sign “Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain.” Isaiah 40:3-4
  Sign “Be it known unto you all...that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” Acts 4:10,12
  Sign “And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.” Matthew 10:7-8
  Sign “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalms 46:10
  Sign “There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” Proverbs 14:12
  Sign “Prepare to meet thy God.” Amos 4:12
  Sign “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Romans 10:13
  Sign “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
  Sign “And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” Luke 9:62
  Sign “Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.” 1 Corinthians 3:8
  Flash “Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat.” Matthew 7:13

“The highway of the upright is to depart from evil:
he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.”
Proverbs 16:17

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