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Verity by Phylicia Masonheimer

Feb 7, 2024

As we get close to the end of the early church series, we learn how persecution played a role in the spread of the gospel and how today's American culture parallels Ancient Rome.


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Dec 13, 2023

The early church developed quickly and expanded fast. How did they worship God in those early years? Many denominations claim to follow the pattern of the early church, but do they? In this episode we will look at how the early church "did" church at their gatherings, and how it laid the groundwork for what we...


Dec 7, 2023

In this episode we meet ten figures of the early church: five men and five women who shaped the culture of the first 500 years. A common theme in this era is the challenge of Rome's idolatry: will these women and men burn incense to the emperor, or will they choose Christ and die? Learn how their lives model a faith...


Nov 30, 2023

The early church faced a lot of heresies in their first 500 years. Arianism, Gnosticism, and Docetism threatened the church's teaching and forced them to refine their teaching to match the gospel. In this episode, you'll journey through three major creeds and five major...


Nov 22, 2023

Dive into the history of the church as we look at the culture, governments, historical events and social shifts that shaped its first 500 years!

 

The parallels between the church of the second and third centuries and the global church today give us a glimpse of how we can live as Christians of conviction in a pagan...