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5 Minutes in Church History, hosted by Dr. Stephen Nichols, is a weekly podcast that 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 podcast 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.

5 Minutes in Church History, hosted by Dr. Stephen Nichols, is a weekly podcast that 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 podcast 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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Sanford, FL

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5 Minutes in Church History, hosted by Dr. Stephen Nichols, is a weekly podcast that 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 podcast 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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Episodes

Christianity in Africa: Past and Present, Part 1

8/21/2019
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Ken Mbugua, Managing Director of Ekklesia Africa, joins Dr. Stephen Nichols on this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History to discuss the history of missions in Africa. Read the transcript. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Duration:00:04:59

Savannah

8/14/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us to the oldest city in Georgia, where both George Whitefield and John Wesley preached. Read the transcript. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Duration:00:04:59

Charles Simeon

8/7/2019
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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. Read the transcript. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Duration:00:04:59

Elisabeth Elliot

7/31/2019
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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. Read the transcript. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Duration:00:04:59

The Angel of the Reformation

7/24/2019
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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.” Read the transcript. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries.

Duration:00:04:59

Deserted Island Top 5: Pepe Mendoza

7/17/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols asks Pepe Mendoza to share five books he would want on a deserted island. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/deserted-island-top-5-pepe-mendoza>/

Duration:00:04:59

Latin American Pioneers

7/10/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Pepe Mendoza joins Dr. Stephen Nichols to introduce the pioneers who brought the gospel to Latin America. Read the transcript:https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/latin-american-pioneers/

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The Leipzig Disputation

7/3/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Drs. Stephen Nichols and W. Robert Godfrey discuss a key moment that helped shape Martin Luther's understanding of the authority of Scripture. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/the-leipzig-disputation/

Duration:00:04:59

Fuller Seminary

6/26/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols is on location at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, to discuss its founding and history. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/fuller-seminary/

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Sister Aimee

6/19/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to one of the most colorful yet overlooked figures in church history: Aimee Semple McPherson. Read the transcript:https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/sister-aimee/

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Azusa Street

6/12/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us to 312 Azusa Street, the warehouse-turned-church in Los Angeles where William Seymour led his famous revival meetings. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/azusa-street/

Duration:00:04:59

California Missions Trail

6/5/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes us to the Royal Road, a 600-mile trail that connects 21 missionary outposts in California. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/california-missions-trail

Duration:00:04:59

History Makers with Sugel Michelén

5/29/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, special guest Pastor Sugel Michelén joins Dr. Stephen Nichols to share how the Lord is awakening His people in Latin America. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/history-makers-sugel-michelen/

Duration:00:04:59

Deserted Island Top 5: Sugel Michelén

5/22/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols asks Sugel Michelén to share five books he would want on a deserted island. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/deserted-island-top-5-sugel-michelen/

Duration:00:04:59

Adam Smith

5/15/2019
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How does theology relate to the economy? On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols looks at the life and thought of Adam Smith, Scottish Presbyterian and founder of modern economics. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/adam-smith/

Duration:00:04:59

J.C. Ryle

5/8/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols looks at the Bible verse that God used to convert J.C. Ryle. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/j-c-ryle/

Duration:00:04:59

Rowland Taylor

5/1/2019
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Rowland Taylor never wrote any books. He never published a sermon. Yet he faithfully preached the gospel and gave his life as a martyr. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols looks at Taylor’s legacy. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/rowland-taylor/

Duration:00:04:59

Perpetua and Felicitas

4/24/2019
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Jesus gives us the strength to endure through suffering. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols and Jeremy Vuolo recount the story of two bold martyrs. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/perpetua-and-felicitas/

Duration:00:04:59

Church History with Jeremy Vuolo

4/17/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols and Jeremy Vuolo discuss the remarkable influence of Martyn Lloyd-Jones and George Whitefield. Read the transcript.

Duration:00:04:59

The Influence Behind C.S. Lewis

4/10/2019
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On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols introduces us to the writer C.S. Lewis regarded as his “master.” Read the transcript.

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