Category Archives: Church History

Fighting the Good Fight

by Stephen Nichols Warfield’s world, once he arrived at Princeton in 1887, was not very large at all. His house, the Old Hodge House, conveniently situated him next to Alexander Hall, which contained Princeton Seminary’s dorm rooms and classrooms. Across the lawn … Continue reading

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Reformation Pratum: All for His Glory

October 26-27, 2018 Emmanuel Bible Church We often forget what society and church life was like before 1517.  We also forget how much the changes from the 16th century still influence our lives today.  Reformation Pratum: All for His Glory will focus … Continue reading

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What Is Reformation Day?

FROM Stephen Nichols Oct 31, 2016 A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the church in Rome. He … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon & the Down-Grade Controversy

For the fifth session, Brett Davisson of Emmanuel Bible Church gave an historical example of discernment in action.  Charles Spurgeon, known as “The Prince of Preachers”, was not a man of his time.  As churches in the late 19th century worked to … Continue reading

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St. Patrick

From Timothy Paul Jones and Church History Made Easy  

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The House is Being Robbed!

We could multiply this painful evidence, but there is no need, since the charge is not denied. It is ridiculed; it is treated as a matter of no consequence, but it is not seriously met. Is this what we have … Continue reading

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The Bible is the Best Safeguard Against False Doctrine

“Does any one ask me, What is the best safeguard against false doctrine? – I answer in one word, ‘The Bible: the Bible regularly read, regularly prayed over, regularly studied.’ We must go back to the old prescription of our … Continue reading

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