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Anabaptist Common Practices

Anabaptist Common Practices

We have distilled from many conversations 12 ‘common practices’. These are not regarded as mandatory or exhaustive – they are simply the kinds of things that are likely to characterise communities with Anabaptist convictions.

Anabaptist Core#5

Anabaptist Core#5

Churches are called to be committed communities of discipleship and mission, places of friendship, mutual accountability and multi-voiced worship.

Anabaptist Core#4

Anabaptist Core#4

The frequent association of the church with status, wealth and force is inappropriate for followers of Jesus and damages our witness.

Anabaptist Core#3

Anabaptist Core#3

Learning from the experience and perspectives of movements such as Anabaptism that rejected standard Christendom assumptions and pursued alternative ways of thinking and behaving.

Anabaptist Core#2

Anabaptist Core#2

Jesus is the focal point of God’s revelation. Committed to a Jesus-centered approach to the Bible and community of faith, we read the Bible to discern and apply its implications for discipleship.

Anabaptist Core#1

Anabaptist Core#1

Joshua Searle examines Jesus as the source of our life, the central reference point of our faith and lifestyle, for our understanding of church and our engagement with society.

Youth Work After Christendom

Youth Work After Christendom

This webinar addresses the significant transformation undergone by ministry with young people, and the emergence of a post-Christendom, missional narrative, despite the fact that for many churches it is still about getting young people into church on a Sunday.