Church History

The Council of Nicaea did not create the canon of Scripture

One idea that has yielded dangerous consequences is the notion that the Council of Nicaea (AD 325), under the authority of Roman emperor Constantine, established the Christian biblical canon.

How church history will help you defend the faith

John of Damascus (676-749) is a model for how rich theology fuels Christian evangelism.

Teach your kids a catechism. Here’s why.

I want to call my Baptist brothers and sisters to recover this time-honored method of teaching children (and adults) biblical doctrine.

Even with online worship, the regulative principle is a solid guide

How should we make decisions about worship, ordinances, and livestreams when our churches are unable to gather in person?

How Andrew Fuller demonstrated biblical fatherhood

Although it is a rarely explored subject in Andrew Fuller studies, the famous Baptist was an exemplary father.

Persecution was part of life for our Baptist forebears

Persecution and martyrdom are perennial features of the Church’s existence in this world.

8 reasons Baptist history should matter to you

Studying Baptist history enables us to become Baptists by theological conviction. It teaches us that there are many good biblical and theological reasons to hold a firm grip upon Baptist ecclesiology as a necessary biblical complement to a robust confessional, evangelical orthodoxy.