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Video: The Martyrdom of Polycarp

The Martyrdom of Polycarp is a well known document from early church history that details the brave Bishop of Smyrna who was martyred for serving Christ. Here is a short video clip telling the story.  http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5452220825693767556&hl=en HT: Tim Morrison

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Sunday School Domination & Decline

Back in the 1950’s the Southern Baptist Convention was on the cutting edge of church growth techniques. We had a program that married evangelism and discipleship resulting in some of the largest churches in the history of the world (up … Continue reading

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Free Mp3 Audio Book – Confessions of the Reformed Church

Go to ChristianAudio.com this month for a their free audio book of the Month – Confessions of the Reformed Church The Augsburg, The Westminister, and the Heidelberg Confessions. Quite simply, these are three of the most important and well-known confessions … Continue reading

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Marburg Colloquy (Luther versus Zwingli on the Lord’s Supper)

  Trevin Wax has finished his seven-part series on the Marburg Colloquy (Luther versus Zwingli on the Lord’s Supper), you can find all seven parts here. Luther versus Zwingli at Marburg: Why the Fuss? Luther on the Lord’s Supper Zwingli … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of the big bad Calvinists?

John Sneed posted two interesting quotes on his blog about Calvinism. “I would rather face a whole army than one Calvinist convinced he is doing the will of God.” A 16th Century Spanish Soldier. and then there is this one … Continue reading

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Puritan Podcast

Listen to Timmy Brister interview Mark Dever about Richard Sibbes. [display_podcast]

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Puritans Unite: Reading For Personal Reformation

Join Timmy Brister and many others with a challenge to read one puritan title per month + using Valley of Vision for devotions. Timmy’s challenge brings out a central truth we often overlook: church reform begins with personal reformation. Take … Continue reading

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