Lynn Martin

Lynn Martin, editor, is a poet, writer, organizer, and a committed Anabaptist. He edits for the Curator and writes for Think Truth. He grew up steeped in an Anabaptist heritage, and loved it. As he grew older, he became more critical of Anabaptist churches, but after wrestling with the essence of Christianity, he came to a deep appreciation for the way Anabaptists had revitalized the faith that the apostles held two thousand years ago. He also came to love and appreciate Anabaptists themselves, with all their strengths and their flaws. He serves as a deacon at Chambersburg Christian Fellowship.

The Schleitheim Confession

This is the full text of the Schleitheim Confession, the earliest Anabaptist confession of faith. This material is from and was originally printed by Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc., Crockett, KY (Sixth Printing, 1985). The Schleitheim Confession was adopted by a Swiss Brethren Conference, February 24, 1527. I have added clarifications in brackets. Brotherly Union …

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Divine Command Theory | What if Jesus didn’t really mean that?

When reading Jesus’ commands can we ever say, “We know Jesus didn’t mean that, because that’s so obviously not true”? In this article, I discuss whether we can be justified in interpreting Jesus’ commands according to our moral intuitions. This is the fourth and final article in a series on the doctrine of nonresistance, which …

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