|My Conversion to Catholicism
||To explain why I became a Catholic. I wrote this testimony for my Protestant friends so they would understand my conversion.
|Statement Of Faith
||What I believe regarding the Christian faith.
|Was Augustine Protestant?
||Protestants like to claim Augustine as one of their own — but he was Catholic through and through.
|The House Church
|| The House Church | Discussion Meetings | House Church Movement|
I support the home church movement, but I'm unwilling to say the home church model is the best, or that it is the only model endorsed by the Bible.
||I compare and contrast the Protestant and Catholic views of the topic of justification. All too often neither side understands the views of the other.
|The Problem with Words
||I discuss words and phrases that various Christians groups use differently.
|Protestant vs. Catholic Comparison
||To clear up some misconceptions of Protestants and Catholics about each others' views.
||Various Christian denominations and faith communities have different opinions and beliefs about many doctrines and practices.
|How to Select a Church
||A teaching must satisfy certain conditions to be an essential, core Christian truth
|What Is Next?
||I can no longer in good conscience claim that the Catholic Church is what she claims to be.
|What I Believe
||Still a Spirit-filled, born-again, conservative Christian.
|One Holy Catholic Apostolic Church
||Jesus clearly established a church, a unified church, a holy church, the apostolic church. I discuss this using quotations from the Bible.
|A Call to Action
||What can be done to prevent religious wars?
||What binds Christians together and makes us all brothers and sisters? Christians are in unity with one another because they are united with Christ, the head of the church.
|The True Church
||Which church is the true church?
|One Apostolic Church
||Main portal to articles about this topic. My model for a new kind of church:
Christian authority is apostolic truth from the Bible, Early Church Fathers, and early Church Councils.
- not Protestant (because it isn't based on Sola Scriptura and Sola Fide)
- not Catholic (because it rejects apostolic succession, the priesthood, and the hierarchy of bishops)
||There is no single world-wide church of Christ, no global Christian institution to which all Christians belong. Church governance is varied and fragmented. In short, church governance is local, not global.
|Why I can never be Lutheran
||I wanted to be but couldn't.
|Defending apostolic faith
||Articles by topic and source (Bible, Church Fathers, Church Councils, etc.).
|Moral Law in a Perfect World
||Instead of wondering what kind of moral rule we should impose on all the wicked, depraved, ungodly people of today's world why not consider a world in which everyone is holy and saintly?
||What is the Church? It's everything relating to Jesus and salvation, but excluding error and sin.
|Changes in the Church
||There have been many changes in the Church and in doctrine over the centuries
||The various aspects of church unity, of unity among Christians.