was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought…

Diary of a Protestant

Luther became increasingly angry about the clergy selling ‘indulgences’ – promised remission from punishments for sin, either for someone still living or for one who had died and…

Diary of a Protestant

The triple tradition itself constitutes a complete gospel quite similar to the shortest gospel, Mark. Is the Gospel of John the shortest? The shortest gospel in the New…

Diary of a Protestant

Anglicans stress traditional worship. Presbyterians underscore the sovereignty of God. Both denominations believe the major doctrines of the Christian Church. The denominational differences are one of emphasis. Is…

Diary of a Protestant

The Oil of Catechumens is the oil used in some traditional Christian churches during baptism; it is believed to strengthen the one being baptized to turn away from…

Diary of a Protestant

The Oil of Catechumens is the oil used in some traditional Christian churches during baptism; it is believed to strengthen the one being baptized to turn away from…

Diary of a Protestant

Communion, also known as The Lord’s Supper, is one of two ordinances observed in the Baptist church. Baptists believe that Communion, the breaking of bread and drinking of…

Diary of a Protestant

Assemblies of God Theology Pentecostal Governance Cooperative body Chairman George O. Wood (2017–2020) Region 190 countries Are Assemblies of God Pentecostal? Assemblies of God, Pentecostal denomination of the…

Diary of a Protestant

The civil rights leader was born Michael King Jr. on January 15, 1929. In 1934, however, his father, a pastor at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, traveled to Germany…

Diary of a Protestant

His “95 Theses,” which propounded two central beliefs—that the Bible is the central religious authority and that humans may reach salvation only by their faith and not by…

Diary of a Protestant