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Solid Teaching and How It Happens

I’m reading a book on house churches that says that if a house church isn’t teaching regularly, then it would be better to go to an institutional church with solid teaching. Uh huh. Where would I find one of those? … Continue reading

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Christian History in a Nutshell

Ready? Let’s go! The apostles formed churches. Those churches formed churches. These churches had no leadership higher than the local city or town. Nonetheless, they were taught to carefully preserve the apostles’ teaching. Over time, as the churches grew, some … Continue reading

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Super-abbreviated Christian History Timeline

Don’t miss yesterday’s post. It has much more information. Here’s a very general timeline of Christian history as I see it: AD 33-70: Apostles/apostolic era AD 70-325: Pre-Nicene Era. Persecuted The church, with exceptions unavoidable in a world of humans, … Continue reading

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The Eucharist and the Real Presence

I have never written, nor even attempted to write, a web page on the Eucharist (communion or Lord’s supper) in early Christian history. That is because I find the early Christian statements about the Eucharist to be too loose to … Continue reading

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