By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  November 27, 2017

Excerpt taken from Learning the Brethren Way with Jim and Jane by Dessie R. Miller, Illustrated by Harry Durkee, Elgin, Illinois: Brethren Publishing House, 1951.

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Keywords: baptism, learning

You, Too, Can Be Set Free!

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  November 13, 2017

Samuel Weir, born a Virginia slave in 1812, was the first African-American minister and ordained Elder in the German Baptist (Dunkard) Brethren (later Church of the Brethren) church. He was sold at age twelve (1824) for two hundred eighty dollars to...

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Keywords: history