The 12 periods of Church History
Era of the Gospel 4 B.C. - 33 A.D.
Era of the New Testament 33-100 A.D.
Era of the Universal "Catholic" Church
Era of the "Christian" Roman Empire
Era of the Medieval Church 590-800 A.D.
Era of the Holy Roman Empire 800-1054 A.D.
Era of the Crusades 1054-1305 A.D.
Era of the Renaissance and Rise of
Nation-States 1305-1517 A.D.
Era of the Reformation 1517-1648 A.D.
Era of Rationalism and Revival 1648-1789 A.D.
Era of Liberalism, Progress and Missions 1789-1914 A.D.
Era of Modern Ideologies, Secularism, and Humanism 1914-present
Each era of Church History has made its own positive and negative contributions in the areas of doctrine and practice. Only by seeing the "big picture" of Church History can we have a proper perspective on why the Church is where it is today and what the Church should be doing.
Cathy and I will be flying out Monday, July 15th to Panama City, Panama. I will be teaching each evening from 6 to 9pm. Please keep us in your prayers. Thanks