7 Great Myths of Church History, part 1.
Pastor Bass deals with the first 3 myths: 1. Church history doesn't matter; all that matters is what I believe today. 2: I can leap frog over 2000 years of church history and do church like the church in the book of Acts did. 3. After the deaths of the apostles the church disappeared and has only recently been restored by...(the guy I follow; fill in the blank).
September 19, 2021
7 Great Myths of Church History, part 2.
Pastor Bass deals with myths 4 & 5: 4. The catholic Church has always and only been a monolithic, apostate Church throughout church history complete with funny hats, rosaries, hail Mary's, and fish on Fridays. 5. Things like confessions and creeds and catechisms, church liturgies, and complex theologies are all unnecessary distractions. All I need is Jesus and my Bible.
October 3, 2021
7 Great Myths of Church History, part 3.
Pastor Bass deals with myths 6 & 7: 6. People back then didn't believe like I do and can't be saved (historical anachronism - the practice of imposing modern judgments and values upon cultures and societies of the past). 7. I can draw one continuous line of belief through church history of those who believe what I believe.
October 17, 2021
Christ, Constitution, & Capitalism vs. Secularism, Statism, & Socialism (Part 1)
Pastor Bass compares and contrasts the state of our spiritual life, political life, and economic life in the way it was founded; Christ for the spirit, the Constitution for the political, and Capitalism for the economy, for what we’ve traded it; Secularism for the spirit, Statism for the political, and Socialism for the economy.
April 12, 2015
Christ, Constitution, & Capitalism vs. Secularism, Statism, & Socialism (Part 2)
Pastor Bass continues his series on our spiritual, political, and economic life.
April 26, 2015
Church History: The Mormon Teaching of The Great Apostasy
Pastor Bass takes up the Mormon doctrine of The Great Apostasy of the church. He makes 3 points: There is much biblical/historical evidence to the contrary, apostasy-restoration is a favorite tactic of sectarians and heretics, and upon LDS premises there is no assurance that the same thing has not happened to the LDS church.
September 27, 2015
Church History: The Modern Evangelical Neglect and Contempt for History
Pastor Bass articulates the pitfalls and dangers for evangelicals of living in ignorance of Church History. These include a discussion of the presuppositions we bring, the lack of appreciation for who and what has gone before, and the danger of repeating the mistakes of history when we refuse to learn from it.
October 11, 2015
The Ten Most Important Events in Church History
October 25, 2015