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It’s Not the Healthy Who Need A Doctor
Justin Kimball had not even worked a year in health care when he invented medical insurance in 1929. A former teacher, the vice president of Baylor Hospital ...
Thousands of Black Gospel Records Saved from Obscurity
For the last dozen years, in the basement of a university library in Waco, Texas, a small team of audio engineers has been busy trying to save black gospel ...
The Early Church Succeeded Where We Are Failing
In a recent book Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock ask significant questions:
Why did the Early Church succeed where we are failing? How did they transform ...
How the Church Acts Like a Mother
An early church leader named Cyprian once said, "No one can have God as his Father who does not have the church as his mother." Augustine also ...
Garrison Keillor on the Book of Acts
In a 2007 edition of Newsweek magazine, author and radio personality Garrison Keillor was asked to choose what he considered to be the five most important ...
Whatever Happened to History?
Some [evangelicals] have fixated upon "me and the Bible, and especially me," so that what Bible reading becomes is primarily an assertion of ...
Heretics often provided a great service to the church. For example, Marcion rejected the Old Testament and the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and John, thus ...
The Drama of Dogma
The Christian faith is the most exciting drama that ever staggered the imagination of man--and the dogma is the drama. That drama is summarized quite ...
The Importance of History
How shall we labor with any effect to build up the church, if we have no thorough knowledge of her history, or fail to apprehend it from the proper point ...
Domitian (Emperor of Rome 81-96 A.D.)
The historian Pliny called Domitian the beast from hell who sat in its den, licking blood. In the Book of Revelation, John of the Apocalypse may have ...