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5 Minutes in Church History with Stephen Nichols

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Rank #69 in Christianity category

Religion & Spirituality
Society & Culture
Christianity
History
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This weekly podcast provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each episode offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.

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This weekly podcast provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each episode offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.

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A Great Five Minutes

By JefffromTexas - Sep 23 2018
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A great podcast that concisely talks about moments in Christian history.

Unique and Excellent

By AmanLawyer - May 19 2018
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This is a great platform for learning and enjoying church history!

iTunes Ratings

614 Ratings
Average Ratings
495
94
10
11
4

A Great Five Minutes

By JefffromTexas - Sep 23 2018
Read more
A great podcast that concisely talks about moments in Christian history.

Unique and Excellent

By AmanLawyer - May 19 2018
Read more
This is a great platform for learning and enjoying church history!
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5 Minutes in Church History with Stephen Nichols

Updated 12 days ago

Rank #69 in Christianity category

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This weekly podcast provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each episode offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.

Rank #1: Charles Simeon

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Charles Simeon wanted a church that took the gospel seriously. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to an Anglican minister with an intense passion for preaching, missions, and church reform.

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A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Aug 07 2019
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Rank #2: Elisabeth Elliot

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After her missionary husband was martyred, she returned to serve the tribe that had killed him. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols recalls the extraordinary life of Elisabeth Elliot.

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A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Jul 31 2019
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Rank #3: What Is Reformation Day?

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What is Reformation Day? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols explains the significance of October 31, 1517 and why Christians celebrate Reformation Day.

Oct 26 2016
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Rank #4: Beowulf

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols explains the important truth contained in the famous Old English poem Beowulf.

Oct 08 2014
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Rank #5: The 28 Theses

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to Martin Luther's Heidelberg Disputation and shares what may be the most beautiful sentence Luther ever wrote.

Jun 18 2014
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Rank #6: The Most Important Thing to the Reformers (Part 1)

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What is the role of liturgy in worship? On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols is joined in the studio by Jonathan Gibson and Mark Earngey, coauthors of Reformation Worship.

Apr 25 2018
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Rank #7: The Angel of the Reformation

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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to Swiss theologian Pierre Viret and explains how he got the nickname “the angel of the Reformation.”

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A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Jul 24 2019
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Rank #8: Deserted Island Top 5: W. Robert Godfrey

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols is joined by Dr. W. Robert Godfrey. He asks Dr. Godfrey to share what five books he would want if on a deserted island.

Apr 09 2014
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Rank #9: The Apostles' Creed

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to a great gift from the early church, the Apostles' Creed.

Jul 08 2015
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Rank #10: Martin Luther: The 95 Theses, Take 2

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols spends another week in Martin Luther's "95 Theses" to remind us of our weakness and constant need to cling to the cross of Christ.

Nov 06 2013
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Rank #11: Five Point Deliverance, Part 1

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols starts a 2-part series looking at the Five Point Deliverance and the Fundamentalist-Modernist controversy at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Apr 16 2014
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Rank #12: Who Was Pelagius?

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to an early church figure known as Pelagius and his teaching on man's morality.

Oct 22 2014
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Rank #13: The Council of Trent

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What does the Roman Catholic Church believe about Scripture, justification, and imputation? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us to the Council of Trent.

Jan 20 2016
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Rank #14: Machen & Mountains

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols explains why J. Gresham Machen wrote, "I do love the mountains, and I have loved them ever since I can remember anything at all."

Apr 02 2014
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Rank #15: Joan of Arc

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols tells the intriguing story of the life and death of Joan of Arc.

Apr 19 2017
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Rank #16: Mrs. Luther

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Who was Martin Luther's wife? What was so significant about their marriage? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to Katharina von Bora.

Nov 11 2015
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Rank #17: Top 5 Events in History

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What do you think are the most significant events in history? On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us through the emergence of Christendom, the rise of Islam, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and more.

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Jan 02 2019
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Rank #18: Wilberforce

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In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to William Wilberforce and tells the story of his conversion to Christ.

Aug 06 2014
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Rank #19: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols considers the life and work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian who was martyred as a direct order by Hitler himself.

Mar 28 2018
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Rank #20: The 9 Heroes

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Who are your heroes? On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to nine larger-than-life figures and the medieval tapestries that celebrate them.

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Dec 12 2018
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