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How Do Mennonites Use Instagram, Celebrate Christmas, and Become Mennonite?

#1 How Do Mennonites Use Instagram? This is a divisive question that results in roughly three opinions regarding Mennonites and social media: Mennonites of Old Order – Strict, traditional, and live similarly to life in the 18th century. This category of Mennonite would refrain from technology, amenities, and certainly social media. Standard Mennonites – Most …

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The Reasons Why Mennonites Do That

#1 Why Do Mennonites Drive Black Cars? Historically, Mennonites driving cars has not always been acceptable. This controversial subject matter was actually the cause of a split within the Mennonite faith regarding the Horning Church of Weaverland (splitting in 1927 because they desired the use of vehicles while Old Order Mennonites refuted it). The reasons …

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Why Do Mennonites Do That?

#1 Why Do Mennonites Say ‘Once?’ Commonly pronounced by Anabaptist groups as ‘wonst’ the term ‘once’ is extensively used as part of their dialect and vocabulary. The reasons why Mennonites often say ‘once’ are: It means ‘in the future, soon, imminently.’ It can also be substituted for the term ‘please.’ It can be seen as …

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Are Mennonites What You Think? Amish, Quaker, Evangelical, Calvinist?

#1 Are Mennonites Allowed to Dance? No, most Mennonites do not dance. Seen as a form of temptation that can lead to premarital sex, adultery, or other sinful behaviors – Dancing is one of the many forms of expression that Mennonites place restrictions on. Despite this, it is not unheard of to see a Mennonite …

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