Tag: early Christian writers

  • The Origin of the Pulpit

    In the context of discussing the role of evangelists within the church, it is essential that we differentiate between biblical evangelism and other practices or traditions. This post is part of my ongoing attempts to separate what is from what should be. The term “pulpit” is frequently used today when discussing church meetings and church…

  • The Purpose of Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit within the Church

    With this series of posts, we’re reexamining the roles GOD placed within Jesus’ church, their purpose, and how they apply to us today. This study is within the context of looking at GOD’s overall purpose for individual Christians and for the church. In this post, we’ll study the purpose of the supernatural gifts of the…

  • Articles on Salvation

    My favorite subject in all the world is the gospel of Jesus—how He loves you and me and how He paid our debt to GOD by offering Himself in our place to die. I love people. I don’t want anyone to experience hell. In America today, many people are hurting and we’re all watching a…

  • What the Early Christians Believed About Salvation

    I’ve previously written several articles on this site about salvation. It’s the subject I’m most passionate about because it’s the single most important topic “under the sun.” As Jesus so perfectly taught, what does it profit us if we gain the entire world and lose our soul? I don’t want any soul to be lost.…

  • Are You a Real Heretic? (The Best Book I’ve Read, Besides the Bible)

    Besides the Bible, what is the number one book you’d recommend someone to read? For me, it would be Will The Real Heretics Please Stand Up by David W. Bercot. Per David’s bio page: David Bercot began his professional career in 1980 as an attorney, and he still practices law part time. However, for most of…