The band meeting was a form of discipleship that helped small groups of men and women practice intense vulnerability and confession of sin together. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video by Dr. Scott Kisker as he traces the history of this powerful spiritual discipline.
In surprising ways, what king Cyrus helped do served as a model for the Protestant Reformation, 2,000 years later.
The global impact of the Protestant Reformation is difficult to overestimate. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Joseph Wood describes three important results from the Protestant movements that re-centered the church on the gospel.