The Amish believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and would be a part of the protestant stream of theology. They emerged from the Anabaptists who began in the early 1500's. The Anabaptists, meaning re-baptizers, broke from the Catholic Church over infant baptism among other things. They believed that a person should be baptized only after an adult confession of faith.
They differ, however, in lifestyle issues since they believe that much of what is seen in Christendom has been impacted by the world. This is part of what led to the split with the Mennonites in the 1600's. Things were ...
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Wow....I can't believe we are already into August. It's seems the older I get, the faster time flies. It has been a great summer here in Amish Country at Wendell August Forge. If you drive by, you'll see our Water Tower is under construction. They are doing a great job of sand blasting and getting it ready for a brand new paint job! I can't wait to see it when it's done.
Although it's been a dry summer, I actually feel like it's been a real summer. One like I remember as a child growing up in this area. ...
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Three women and their children entered the old Amish house. Built in 1848, it was once home to an Amish bishop and his 11 children. They looked over their shoulders as they took in the entryway. There were hand-painted jugs resting on the table, covered in colorful depictions of nature or farm life. Another table was covered with homemade chocolate candies and canned jams for sale. They continued their perusal of the items as they headed toward the kitchen.
There they found the woman they were looking for. Leaning against the sink with her crutches hugged close to her body, Alma ...
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