Charles Price Jones better known as C. P. Jones

In our last episode looking at 5 influential Afro-American preachers we look at the man born in Floyd County, Georgia who became a missionary Baptist preacher in Jackson, Mississippi, where he met Charles Harrison Mason in 1895 with whom C.P. Jones and two other preachers held a faith healing revival in Jackson.
Like many other leaders of the emerging Holiness Movement, C.P. did not intend to start another denomination. He urged unity under the slogan, “Denominationalism is slavery”. But the difference was too great and Mt. Helm Baptist chose a new name. Jones and C. H. Mason began calling their work the Church of God in Christ about 1899. By 1907, however, Mason was promoting speaking in tongues and Jones’ group chose the name Church of Christ (Holiness).

Richard Allen

In our fifth chapter on African clergymen, we look at the founder and first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, a major American denomination, Richard Allen.

Rev. Alexander Crummell

In our fourth chapter looking at Afro-American preachers, we look at the American scholar and Episcopalian minister Alexander Crummell, founder of the American Negro Academy (1897), the first major learned society for African Americans.

Rev. Henry Highland Garnet

In our third chapter looking at Afro-American preachers, we look at the leading African American abolitionist and clergyman Henry Highland Garnet (1815-1882)

George Liele

In our series looking at the influence of Afro-Americans in Church we look at George Liele and Andrew Bryan (of mixed race) who was stimulated by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (S.P.G.) to become a religious leader.

Looking at 5 American black theologians, pastors and missionaries

Logos asks us to look back at American history by learning about five Black theologians, pastors, and missionaries who were influential in American and Christian history.

The Coining of the Lord Draweth Nigh

We are coming closer to the end of our series on the coming of a Christ or Messiah. Yesterday having mentioned that throughout the ages there have been loads of people who said they were the Messiah or Christ. Even in our present times we can find such figures who claim that they are the […]

New Dead Sea Scroll fragments found in Israel

Israeli archaeologists announced this week the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments. Found in a desert cave and likely stashed away during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago, the scraps of biblical texts offer a rare window into the history of Judaism, early Christian life, and humankind. To make the […]

King of the South

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #20 King of the South If it be a true principle, as laid down by Dr. Thomas, that “In speaking of the events of these days, the prophets refer not to races of men, but to powers on territories designated by the names of the people who anciently inhabited […]

Shape of Ezekiel’s Temple

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #18 Shape of Ezekiel’s Temple Prior to the work entitled “The Temple of Ezekiel’s Prophecy”, by H. Sulley (see “Christadelphian Answers”, Temple of Ezekiel’s Prophecy), the generally accepted form of the predicted Temple was that of a square building measuring 500 cubits each way. This building, or rather series […]

Temple of Ezekiel’s Prophecy

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #17 Temple of Ezekiel’s Prophecy Until the Nineteenth Century, all the principal ex-positors of Ezekiel had pictured the Temple foretold inchapters xl.-xliii. as a building 500 cubits square (about 875 feet), enclosed within a wall of 3,000 cubits (500 reeds, or about 5,250 feet); but, in the year 1885, […]

Antiochus Epiphanes

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #13 Antiochus Epiphanes “And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the glorious land.” (Da 8:9 ERV) No one who is acquainted with the history of Antiochus Epiphanes would say he was the […]

Gog

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #10 Gog A name found in two notable prophecies of “the latter days”, both pre-Millennial and post-Millennial (Ezek. xxxviii., xxxix.; Rev. xx.). In “Elpis Israel“, Dr. Thomas, following Michaelis, makes the mistake of saying: “Gog is a Gentile, and not a Hebrew name”. Gog is a Hebrew name, being […]

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #6 Daniel’s Seventy Weeks “ And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, when wine was before him, that I took up the wine, and gave it unto the king. Now I had not been beforetime sad in his presence.” […]

Evening Morning Period

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #5 Evening Morning Period Beyond all question, the correct reading of Dan. viii.14, is, “And he said unto me, Unto two thousand, three-hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed”. There is not a tittle of evidence in favour of either two thousand two hundred, or two thousand four […]

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future

Introduction to a series of articles on prophecy with a look at the Biblical background.

Concerning some writers of our series on prophecy #3 William Henry Boulton

The British William Henry Boulton may not be confused with the Canadian lawyer and political figure who was affiliated with the Church of England in Canada and lived in Canada West also called Upper Canada (the former colony of Upper Canada after being united into the Province of Canada), Several of our brethren have become […]

Concerning some writers of our series on prophecy #2 Frank George Jannaway

At the end of the 19th century the brothers William John (1847–1882), Arthur Thomas (1854–1938) and Frank George Jannaway (London 1859–1935) became interested in the thoughts of doctor John Thomas, who in the United States of America had founded a group of Christians who wanted to build their church like the first-century Christians. Frank George […]

Concerning some writers of our series on prophecy #1 Dr. John Thomas

Before starting our series on prophecies we have a look at the authors of some of the older writings whose writings we present to offer some insight in the prophesies the Bible presents.