Church History Archives - Seedbed

The Protestant Reformation launched early in the 16th century, so how might an 18th century church leader named John Wesley fit into this picture? Watch this Seven Minute Seminary by Dr. Larry Wood to find out.

A closer look at the ethnicity of people in Scripture reveals that we owe a distinct debt of gratitude to African Christians for the development and spread of Christianity. Mathieu Gnonhossou shares how deep their contributions go.

From the beginning, the Wesleyan Revival was a 
movement largely for and among the poor, those whom “gentlemen”
and “ladies” looked on simply as part of the machinery of the new 
industrial system.

In the final video of our interview with Ed Stetzer, he discusses why Francis Asbury served as a role model for church planting. Stetzer suggests that part of it had to with the unique combination of missional impulse with deep spirituality. This was energized in part by a commitment to the class meeting.

Today is Trinity Sunday, the Sunday following Pentecost, observed in the Western Christian Church as a feast in honor of the Holy Trinity. Gaze upon these works of art featuring the Christian Trinity.

Are science and religion really compatible? How do we reach scientific minds with the gospel of Christ? Ben Espinoza answers these questions and more as he shares the importance of reconciling science and theology.

Watch as Dr. Scott Kisker continues his Seven Minute Seminary teaching on the origins of American Pentecostalism, tracing their origins from Methodist and Holiness groups.

What is the big deal about doctrine? James Heidinger shares why what we hold as truth is more important than we might realize.

In the middle to late Nineteenth Century a group of Christians revitalized Wesley’s doctrine of entire sanctification and perfection in love. It was not a theological renaissance that took place in the halls of academia but a revival of experimental theology. They were the holiness movement, and here is a list of ten Holiness Christians everyone should know.

We talk often about the faith of our fathers, but what about the women who went before us? Ruth Tipton shares the incredible story of Fanny Crosby, who was one of the world's most prolific hymn writers as well as a preacher.