n this year, the sesquicentennial of Canada as a nation, I have been thinking of various Christians who made a vital contribution to the formation of our nation: men and women like Molly Brant, Henry Alline, Henrietta Feller, Timothy Eaton, and, most on my mind at present, Bernard FreemanRead More
Dr. Michael A.G. Haykin was recently interviewed by Back to the Bible on the history of the church from the Patristic era to modern day. Click below for each podcast and transcript.Read More
Why Should I Be Interested in Church History?
Joel R. Beeke and Michael A.G. Haykin
Now available from Reformation Heritage Books
The Word of God exalts history and calls us to study it, yet the prevailing attitude among many Christians today is that the study of the past is good for only collecting bits of entertaining trivia. Asserting that "meditating upon God's works and servants in history is not optional for the Christian but an important part of covenant faithfulness to the Lord," church historians Joel R. Beeke and Michael A.G. Haykin present seven benefits for the Christian who studies church history, and they provide practical suggestions for how they get started.
The recent 22nd annual Southern Baptist Founders Conference Midwest featured four lectures from Dr. Michael A.G. Haykin. These lectures include: "Why Do We Need to Remember the Reformation?," "William Tyndale and Sola Scriptura," "Thomas Cranmer and Solus Christus," and "Sealing the Reformation in Blood: The Witness of Jane Grey." You can listen and watch these lectures by clicking here.