Posts tagged with ‘Early Church’

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Do We Need A Name Change?

by Russ Peters

A few weeks ago at a morning service we were offered a petition to sign, advocating the division of California into two parts, the southern portion to retain the name California, the northern portion to be called Jefferson. The purpose was to give better representation to the rural areas of the existing state, which suffer […]

Herod, God, and the Early Church

by Russ Peters

About ten years after the birth of the Church, Herod Agrippa I, the grandson of Herod the Great, was the King appointed by Rome to rule Judea. Wanting to please the majority of his subjects, the unbelieving Jews, he persecuted the Church. An important example is recounted in Acts 12:2-5, “Then he (Herod) killed James […]