On the Church

December 6, 2017
Let’s take a look at the history of the church. We’ll do that first by looking at the church around the world. One statistic informs us that there are three hundred thousand local congregations across the United States. Another statistic tells us that there are 37 million local congregations around the world.

Trending in the 14th Century

November 29, 2017
In the past, we have looked at what would be the big events of a century, the events that, if there had been a social media buzz, would have been “trending” in that century. So, in the fourteenth century, what would the buzz be about? Let’s begin with three honorable

Shakespeare’s Bible

November 22, 2017
William Shakespeare is, of course, known as one of the greatest names in English literature. And one of the fascinating things about Shakespeare is how extensively he quotes and refers to the Bible. In fact, one scholar has put together a book of biblical references in Shakespeare’s plays, and

Deserted Island Top 5: Burk Parsons

November 15, 2017
Stephen Nichols: Today we are returning to our deserted island, and I’m going to send out to that deserted island someone who is no stranger to 5 Minutes in Church History, and that is Dr. Burk Parsons. Dr. Parsons is copastor of Saint Andrew’s Chapel, editor of Tabletalk magazine,
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