Tag Archive: Church History

One, Holy, Apostolic, and Catholic – the Marks of the Early Church
Posted March 13th, 2014 by Mike Hubbard

On Sunday we read the Nicene Creed together as a prayer.  This ancient confession of faith that flowed from the Council of Nicea in the fourth century has been used by churches throughout history as an accurate explanation of the central truths of the Christian faith.  But I did see a few eyebrows raised and […]

Modern Christian Martyr
Posted July 25th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

The Bible contains stories of people who lived their lives for the glory of God and the outcome was that they were murdered for the cause of the Gospel.  Church history is also full of people whose lives were cut short because they chose to keep Christ at the center and they believed in the […]

Jesus tomb?
Posted March 13th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

The recent airing of the documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus has created quite a stir. The show, which aired on the Discovery Channel drew over 4 million viewers, and the book based on the program, Jesus Family Tomb, skyrocketed to sixth on the New York Times Bestseller List. This documentary asserts that an ossuary […]

131 Christians Everyone Should Know
Posted March 1st, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

One of the things I hope to do in my blog is to point people to some resources that challenge me. So here is the first entry of that type. Too often, we lose sight that we are part of the larger story of God and His work in church history. I spent most of […]