This Week in Church History: Bishop Samuel Crowther, First African Bishop to Serve in the Anglican Church
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
Weekly series on Church History.  In this episode we review the life of Bishop Samuel Crowther, who was the first African to serve as a bishop in the Church of England (Anglican Church ..read more
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This Week in Church History: Maria Woodworth Etter, Pioneering Woman Preacher
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
Weekly podcast that celebrates the life of Maria Woodworth Etter, one of the pioneering woman preachers of the Pentecostal movement ..read more
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This Week in Church History: Francis Asbury Sets Sail for America
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
The weekly podcast of Bishop Andy C. Lewter.  This week Bishop Lewter explores the impact of Francis Asbury on the growth and expansion of the Methodist Church in America ..read more
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This Week in Church History: Walter Rauschenbush
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
This Week in Church History: Weekly podcast of Bishop Andy C. Lewter, Historian of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.  This week Bishop Lewter celebrates the life of Walter Raushenbush, the Father of the Social Gospel which had an impact on Martin Luther King, Jr. Bishop Desmond Tutu, James Cone and Liberation Theology ..read more
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Albert Schweitzer Receives Licentiate in Theology
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
Weekly podcast of "This Week in Church History" by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min., Historian of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.  This week Bishop Lewter celebrates Biblical scholar Albert Schweitzer and his work, "The Quest for the Historical Jesus" (1906) which gave rise to the discourse on the Historical Jesus versus the Christ of Faith ..read more
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William Tyndale Receives Masters Degree from Oxford University
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
This Week in Church History:  William Tyndale graduates from Oxford University with a Masters degree that he would use to translate the Bible into English from the original Hebrew and Greek languages, the first person to do so.  His work would give rise to a number of English Bibles such as the Great Bible, Bishop's Bible, Geneva Bible and the Authorized King James Version of the Bible.  For more information such as this visit us at https://fullgospel.teachable.com or https://bishop.teachable.com where we have over 60 online courses for your review and consideration ..read more
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Protestant Reformer Martin Luther Marries Katharine Von Bora
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
This Week in Church History, 1525 AD, Martin Luther weds katharine Von Bora thus establishing a model for marriage and family in the Protestant Reformation ..read more
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The 1687 Declaration of Liberty of Conscience
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
This week in Church History King James II signed the Declaration of the Liberty of Conscience that repealed the penalties for those not following the Anglican Church in England.  This would lead to religious tolerance and later religious freedom in America ..read more
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The Baptist Deacon Who Started a Slave Revolt
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
Samuel Sharpe was a Baptist Deacon who organized a work stoppage protest against slavery in 1832 on the island of Jamaica.  His actions helped to compel the British Parliament to outlaw slavery throughout the British Empire in 1833.  He was executed in 1832 but today his image appears on the 50 dollar bill in Jamaican currency ..read more
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The Death of Count Nicholas Von Zinzindorf May 9, 1760
This Week in Church History
by Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.
5M ago
This week, May 1st-8th, 2022 we remember Count Nicholas Von Zinzindorf, who was the founder of the German Protestant group known as the Moravians.  The Moravians were the group encountered by John Wesley on his voyage from England to the colony of Georgia to evangelize the Native Americans and African slaves.  Their dogma and doctrines led to the birth of the Holiness and Pentecostal movements at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century ..read more
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