Church History is the study of what the Holy Spirit has wrought through the church from the end of the first century AD to the present day.  Studying church history reminds us that we are part of a movement that is bigger than ourselves, our families, our church, and our denominations.  In the Church History BFL track, we will spend a quarter studying the main events, figures, and doctrinal developments in the past two thousand years.

In this class, we will learn about:

  • The Early Church’s debates about the Trinity and the Doctrine of Christ
  • The development of medieval Catholicism and the responses of the Protestant reformers
  • The origins of the Baptist movement
  • The history or modern revivals and spiritual awakenings

Class Notes

Introduction to Church History – Introduction to Church History

Introduction to Church History – The Spread of the Faith

Introduction to Church History – The Imperial Church

Introduction to Church History – Early Medieval Christianity

Introduction to Church History – Late Medieval Christianity

Introduction to Church History  – Reforming the Church

Introduction to Church History – Reforming the Reformation

Introduction to Church History  – Reason and Revival

Introduction to Church History – The Protestant Century

Introduction to Church History – Modern American Evangelicalism

Introduction to Church History – Southern Baptist History

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