Articles


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.
Justification 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.
Non-essential Doctrines Various Christian denominations and faith communities have different opinions and beliefs about many doctrines and practices.
How to Select a Church My criteria.
Essential Doctrines 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?
Christian Unity 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:
  • 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)
Christian authority is apostolic truth from the Bible, Early Church Fathers, and early Church Councils.
Church Governance 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?
Church Study 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
Church Unity The various aspects of church unity, of unity among Christians.