Political tensions are rising, argumentation has replaced conversation, and divisions widen. How should Anabaptists engage? How do we avoid the pull of partisan politics in order to create space for the Spirit to work reconciliation in our midst? In these short videos, we hear one perspective on how Anabaptist theology creates a way to engage the government without falling into the trap of partisan politics.
Listen to Scott’s teaching with your faith community and consider together how being a Christian shapes your political ideas—rather than the other way around. Read about the original webinars here.
Here are 12 short clips from three webinars, edited to be viewed by adult Sunday School classes or small groups. View one clip per session, then discuss together.
Scott Peterson is the Leadership Pastor at Trinity Mennonite Church in Glendale, Arizona and a leadership coach for pastors.
Clips from Part 1:
Will & Won’t
Session 1 Q&A
Clips from Session 2:
Government vs Christian Standards
Various Views of Government
Q&A from session 2
Clips from Session 3:
Q&A from session 3