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Marcus Miller

Volunteer, Old German Baptist New Conference

Marcus Miller, MD has been interested in Brethren History since M.R. Zigler visited Covington, Ohio in 1972-73 seeking Brethren who would be willing to “sit down and talk” across fellowship lines. This outreach lead to several Brethren History meetings of five Brethren fellowships and finally the publication of the Brethren Encyclopedia in 1983. Marcus was involved in most of the early meetings and was a major contributor to the Encyclopedia. Publications include nearly one hundred fifty inspirational and doctrinal articles in The Vindicator from 1956 to 2009, over sixty articles in The Testimony from 2010 to the present, numerous poems, plus various pamphlets and tracts. In addition to several self-published items, in 1973 he published “Roots by the River” with a revision in 2011. He has worked as a volunteer at the Brethren Heritage Center for nearly five years mostly in translation of German text.

A graduate of Brookville High School, Earlham College and the University of Michigan School of Medicine, Marcus is a retired physician with forty years of active Family Practice. His wife, Emily, died after a marriage of fifty-two years resulting in three children, eleven grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. In 2015 he married Carol who encourage him to volunteer at the Brethren Heritage Center. Marcus has been an Associate Editor of The Testimony, a publication of the Old German Baptist Brethren – New Conference since its inception.