Essays

Essay Description Author
Phillip Jacob Spener's Contribution to Protestant Ecclesiology Spener was an ordained minister and professor in the Lutheran church when he founded the movement that came to be called Pietism. Spener encouraged the formation of house groups where serious Christians could pursue fellowship and in-depth discipleship. Dennis McCallum
The Waldensian Movement From Waldo to the Reformation This movement suffered bitter persecution at the hands of the established church mainly for the "sin" of translating the Bible into the vernacular and presuming to use their gifts and ministries. Dennis McCallum
Watchman Nee and the House Church Movement in China Nee is little known in the west, mainly because his "interpreters" have put their own slant on his teachings. Meanwhile, house churches in China have reached millions in the past fifty years at a time when the church in the West has been stagnant. Dennis McCallum