A Holy Transaction and A Treasure Delivered: The Life of Isaac J. Rosenberger

Isaac J. Rosenberger, Church of the Brethren

Isaac J. Rosenberger

I collect dead people’s things.

Just a few months ago, a Bible was delivered to my mailbox that once belonged to a 19th century traveling Mennonite preacher.

A lady had advertised that she was going to toss the Bible in the trash if she didn’t sell it soon. What? I said. Toss God’s Holy Word in the trash? May it never be! The lady said she was moving and couldn’t be bothered with it any longer.

Continue reading