AIC 2012

AIC 2012 was held at Ephrata Business Center in Ephrata, PA from October 26-28, 2012. An album of CDs that contain all messages can be ordered from our Order Page. These albums consist of 1 CD for each message shared, with total CDs between 13 – 20. This year was also video-taped, and as soon as video footage has been edited and processed we will indicate how that can be obtained. Some content from one conference to the other may overlap, but typically, content from one conference to another is not duplicated, even in the same year.

View/Download AIC 2012 Program | .PDF  402kb

Below, you can Download or Listen to MP3 files from the 2012 Anabaptist Identity Conferences in Sarasota, Florida and Lititz, Pennsylvania. Click on the title of the session that interests you to play or download that session.


Audio Sessions

  • Schedule for AIC 2012 The schedule for AIC 2012 has been set; dates and times have been finalized and speakers have been assigned their topics. You can participate in the conference by a) attending the conference at Ephrata Business Center in Ephrata, PA on Friday, October 26th thru Sunday, October 28th, b) by listening to a live broadcast of the conference, ...
  • The Dilemma of Reconciliation – Edsel Burdge Session #1 on Friday, October 26, 2012 Bro. Edsel Burdge of Shippensburg, PA This whole question of reconciliation is problematic. …At the same time we have to come to terms with what the apostle (Paul) teaches in Ephesians 4. “…there is one body, and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling, ...
  • The Hutterite Story – Reuben Walter Session #2 on Friday, October 26, 2012 Bro. Reuben Walter of Saskatchewan So we have much in common, and we share a like common faith, and therefore we will be able to identify also with each other. As I want to share of our common heritage, our common strengths and also our common weaknesses. The Hutterite Story ...
  • The Hutterite Experience – Reuben Walter Session #3 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. Reuben Walter of Saskatchewan We have not attained. We are no better than anybody else. We are just a group of people on a journey to the kingdom. …It’s a journey, it is rocky, it is filled with stumbling blocks, and it is filled with an enormous amount of ...
  • Anabaptist Missions – Dean Taylor Session #4 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. Dean Taylor of Round Lake, MN I noticed….. there was almost a fear of missions. You talked about missions, there was almost trembling about it all. I personally witnessed the inner conflict that mission brought to a local congregation; the congregations that I was associated with. I did not ...
  • The Past 50 Years: Impact on the Church Session #5 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. Frank Reed of Harrisonville, PA When we don’t know our history, it begins impacting who we are. ….. Our identity is shaped by those kinds of things. Well, as we go through life, as we go through Anabaptist history, you see that we change by adaptation. Our identity changes ...
  • Autopsy Of A Dead Church Session #6 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. Finny Kuruvilla of Boston, MA So in the opening chapters of the book of Revelation, Jesus undertakes the task of evaluating His churches by having the apostle John deliver letters to these 7 churches. …And interestingly, only 2 out of the 7 churches receive a good report from ...
  • “Bearing Witness” Announcement Session #7 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. John D Roth of Goshen, IN The project that I would like to at least test or propose, is one that has emerged in the last year or so. It’s tricky to know how to talk about a project involving the Martyrs Mirror, recognizing that I’m from one group. ...
  • Youth Forum Session #8 on Saturday, October 27, 2012 Bro. Glendon Strickler of PA The Scripture, especially if you go to Acts; there is lots of dissension, there is lots of discussion. And so, church is about working out messy, difficult things. And if we teach our youth that any time we disagree it’s a problem, we are teaching ...
  • Swiss Brethern vs. Dutch Mennonite Concepts of the Church Session #9 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. Chester Weaver of Lagrange, IN Excellent beginnings are common in the story about mankind. But what about the 2nd and the 3rd generation? Or the 5th or 12th or the 20th generations? Can excellence be perpetuated? Can an ideal be realized generation after generation? How does human fallibility and ...
  • An Anabaptist Concept of the Holy Spirit Session #10 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. John D Martin of Chambersburg, PA This is a very important subject because at various times in our history, people have grabbed a hold of concepts of God’s work in their life that have basically not turned out what they thought it was going to be. An Anabaptist Concept ...
  • Past 50 Years: Impact On The Family Session #11 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. Frank Reed of Manheim, PA Well, my responsibility is to talk about the factors that have influenced the family over the last number of years, so I want to talk about some of things. Some general things that have affected the family; one is mobility. Past 50 Years: Impact ...
  • Communities That Fail/Thrive Session #12 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. Chester Weaver of LaGrange, IN What I have to share…. is not so much doctrinal teaching, but a story; various stories. …I will attempt to showcase, in a big picture way, various communities that have both failed in some cases and thrived in other cases. And I’m not going ...
  • Servant Leadership Session #13 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. Leonard Martin of Bethel, PA Our churches need leaders; we need leaders. I think it’s lacking men who can lead. Men who have authority. Men who have backbone. Men with a vision. Men who can exhort and rebuke with all long-suffering and doctrine. And the only way we can ...
  • Warning: An Honest Assessment Session #14 on Sunday, October 28, 2012 Bro. Dean Taylor of Mountain Lake, MN Some of the things I will be talking about tonight are not very flattering in our Anabaptist history. …..I would like to look at some of these things in history, and some of them in recent history like the 1950s and 60s; and ...
  • Download AIC 2012 MP3s You can now download a .ZIP file with all 14 MP3 files for AIC 2012 contained in this one download. DOWNLOAD 775MB .ZIP NOW! You can still download or play each message as they are listed below.

For more details about the Anabaptist Identity Conference, like vision, schedule or planning committee, please see the Anabaptist Identity Conference page.

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