church history

Mary Slessor Benge Book Review

Heroes Then & Now Biographies from Benge Books: Mary Slessor

My daughter came running out of her room, eager to share the latest fascinating moment in the book she was reading titled Mary Slessor: Forward into Calabar. Usually this particular child would read what was assigned to her respectfully, but without much enthusiasm. But Mary Slessor’s biography, written by prolific biographers Janet and Geoff Benge, …

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Teaching the Creeds to Our Children

Have you ever considered including the historic creeds of the Christian church in your morning time, personal devotions, or family worship? If you’ve felt ill-equipped to teach them to your children, or have wondered why they even matter, come walk beside me as we explore the reasons to memorize the creeds with our children. What …

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Beginner’s Guide to Church History

For many modern protestants, church history (if they think about it at all) begins with those famous theses being nailed to a door, as if the 1500 previous years of Christianity don’t really count. If you have desired to learn more about church history or if you have longed to feel connected to the church throughout the ages, this post is for you!  If you have felt overwhelmed at the thought of where to start your own studies, let alone how to pass on a delight-filled understanding of their place in church history to your children, I hope this post provides a helpful place to start.