Defining Terms

Can Christians Do Violence?

In the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7), Jesus introduced a surprising teaching, one that is so unlike our natural human impulses that Christians have mostly ceased to follow it. Though Jesus taught against violence, and though the pre-Constantinian church continued to teach Jesus’ command, few Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, or Protestants consider Jesus’ command …

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Icons | The Orthodox Church Has Changed the Apostolic Faith

The Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church each claims to be the apostolic church. In this series of articles, I’ll show that their claims can’t be true. While in other articles I’ve shown that their claims to authority aren’t true, this series will evaluate one of the doctrines that they hold to see …

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Key Definitions

Some of the terms Anabaptists use aren’t familiar to non-Anabaptists. Also, some of the terms I’m using on this site aren’t widely understood. So this post is meant to include short, understandable definitions of the terms as I use them. If any of these definitions aren’t clear enough, please let me know. Terms Used by …

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