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3 Repeated Charges Against The Early Church

The church today faces tons of criticism. I’m sure you’ve heard of some of them (and maybe even voiced them yourself). It’s important to note that while some of these critiques are legitimate (and others are not), this is nothing new. After all, the church has faced charges for thousands of years. Studying church history fuels my […]

What is Historical Theology?

I once did a genogram of my biological family. I went back and studied my family’s history. I spoke with my mother about my family, my grandparents, my great-grandparents, and many more beyond them. While I was not able to glean information about every single person in the history of my family, I was able […]

5 Common Misconceptions of Reformation Day

For many people the date October 31 is significant not only for being the Eve of All Saints (All Hallows Eve, Halloween) but as the day in 1517 when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg. These theses were a list of arguments against the abuses of […]

Did John Calvin Burn Michael Servetus at The Stake?

Church history question: Did John Calvin murder people? More specifically, did he have Michael Servetus burned at the stake? I’ve had many interactions with Calvin haters over the years, and it’s almost always because of this issue. So … did Calvin have Servetus burned at the stake? What Really Happened Between John Calvin and Michael […]