Archive for the 'Church History' Category

A discussion of as few very important but sobering news stories relating to various religions. Book Recommendations: 1. "Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical Assess...

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Episode #224How'd we get our current Bible? Why do we have the books we do in the NT? Were some "left out"? Vocab talks w Phillip Evans of Tyndale House & CHH artist Davis Ab...

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Episode #211Pastor Jamal Bishara drops by the studio to tell the truth about Christians from the Middle East. Plus: Islamic communities in the US and training Christians to witne...

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Episode #202 An interview with Dr. Jonathan Sarfati of Creation Ministries. Vocab once co-interviewed him about Richard Dawkins with Jeff Durbin of Apologia Radio on Redemption...

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What is Presbyterianism?

EPISODE #174 PCA? PCUSA? OPC? RPCNA? ETC? An introduction to the topic of Presbyterianism: the doctrine, the history, and the practice. Vocab even interviews a crusty old Presbyter...

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EPISODE #172  What is "liberal Christianity"? What is the current state of theologically liberal Christianity? The crew shares some stories about their experiences with libera...

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EPISODE #164 Interview with Doug Powell on two of his apologetics apps: iWitness World Religions and iWitness Cults & Heresies.  We define key t...

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EPISODE #152 It is essential to grasp not only the doctrines of the Reformation but also the historical background - this show helps you do just that. We cover the major ideas...

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Clement of Rome

EPISODE #145Clement of Rome is considered an 'Apostolic Father'. He wrote to the Corinthians about 40 years after Paul's letter. Learn why this early epistle is important...

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EPISODE #128 Snapshots of some Black Reformed Christians based off of the book The Faithful Preacher. A discussion about church history and ethnic segregation in the US.

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EPISODE #98 The claims Rome makes for herself can be shown to be false. Two big reasons why Rome cannot be the one true church:

Justification. They teach dogma directly contrar...

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EPISODE #93 Brief  'history lesson' on the 'mainlines' and why certain churches are pulling out of these denominations. We speak with a conservative *former* member of one of ...

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The Need for the Creeds

EPISODE #87   J. Warner Wallace is a cold case detective in Cali and an apologist. This program is based on a few of his articles about creeds: The Need for Creeds&...

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EPISODE #54 This show answers the age old question of  What is an Anglican?    Special Guest: Rev. Shane Copeland of St. George Anglican Church.

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EPISODE #48 The BPR hosts discuss important cultural and historical background info dealing with the response of the Greco-Roman culture towards early Christianity. Here is our ...

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The Heresy of Orthodoxy

EPISODE 20 Was Christianity created from a source of diversity or from a source of unity? That's just a part of what we discuss with Professor Andreas Kostenberger as we dive ...

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EPISODE #19We chop it up with Dr. Larry Hurtado about his book The Earliest Christian Artifacts. We zoom in on visual references to Jesus' crucifixion, some as early as 200 AD. Gre...

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Church History 101

EPISODE 18 Since last week's broadcast was a re-run, we've decided to post a show from the BPR Archives for this week's podcast. Back when Tommyboy and Vocab were the duo runn...

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EPISODE #12 Was there an alternate Christianity more friendly to the ladies? We explore just how "female friendly" early Gnosticism was. We read a few quotes from documents and se...

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EPISODE #6 Why do we go to church on Sunday? Why don’t we go to church on Saturday? What does it mean when someone says 'The Lord’s Day'? What does it mean when some...

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