A Disunited Denomination

A Disunited Denomination

The Methodist church, like all other denominations, began with a man. John Wesley and his brother Charles started a movement to reform the practices of the Church of England in the mid-1700s. The Church of England was a spinoff from the Roman Catholic Church which was...
The Christian Veteran

The Christian Veteran

Comparative to all military matters throughout time on earth and in heaven, earthly military forces are physical and temporal, while the heavenly military forces are spiritual and eternal.  For example, the United States has historically, militarily, and officially...
The Sovereignty of Divine Institutions

The Sovereignty of Divine Institutions

The word autonomous means self-governing. Though this word is not used in the Bible, the idea is taught in Scripture. We rightly say that each congregation of Jesus’ church is to manage its own affairs. The New Testament plan is to have “elders in every church” (Acts...
A Teacher and a Tetrarch

A Teacher and a Tetrarch

They grew up together but in time went their separate ways. One chose the path of truth and the other followed the course of sin. One became an influential teacher of the gospel while the other rose to prominence as a powerful politician. One chose the company of...
Melting Pot Religion

Melting Pot Religion

Religion in America is becoming more and more diverse. A study conducted by the Cultural Research Center directed by George Barna concluded that the dominant worldview in this country is not a single religion or philosophy. It is a mixture of different beliefs, a...