Modern Age

Samuel Davies

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols is on location in Virginia to remember the pastor and educator who influenced Thomas Jefferson in his appeals for religious liberty.

Christianity in Africa: Past and Present, Part 2

For a church to become healthy and grow, sometimes it simply requires the right resources in the right hands. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Ken Mbugua and Dr. Stephen Nichols consider the present challenges and hopeful future of Christianity in Africa.

Christianity in Africa: Past and Present, Part 1

Ken Mbugua, Managing Director of Ekklesia Africa, joins Dr. Stephen Nichols on this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History to discuss the history of missions in Africa.

Savannah

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us to the oldest city in Georgia, where both George Whitefield and John Wesley preached.

Charles Simeon

Charles Simeon wanted a church that took the gospel seriously. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to an Anglican minister with an intense passion for preaching, missions, and church reform.

Elisabeth Elliot

After her missionary husband was martyred, she returned to serve the tribe that had killed him. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols recalls the extraordinary life of Elisabeth Elliot.

Deserted Island Top 5: Pepe Mendoza

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols asks Pepe Mendoza to share five books he would want on a deserted island.

Latin American Pioneers

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Pepe Mendoza joins Dr. Stephen Nichols to introduce the pioneers who brought the gospel to Latin America.

Fuller Seminary

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols is on location at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, to discuss its founding and history.

Sister Aimee

On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to one of the most colorful yet overlooked figures in church history: Aimee Semple McPherson.