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).

Decrease in church attendance not only a recent feature #1 Methodist Church of Victoria and Tasmania

In Australia at the beginning of the 20th century the Methodist Church of Victoria and Tasmania had to encounter a serious decrease in their membership.

Russia and evangelisation

In many countries the door-to-door evangelists have historically served as a bellwether for religious freedom for other minority groups. In Russia, that includes evangelicals, who remain ambivalent over whether to defend the rights of Jehovah’s Witnesses as a fellow non-Orthodox faith. “Considering that the religion of the Jehovah’s Witnesses is professed by hundreds of thousands […]

Three years ago and look back at several decennials ago

From Word Press I received the notice Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com! You registered on WordPress.com 3 years ago! Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging! 144 postings were placed, which is not much and there was not such a regularity, but on other Christadelphian sites people could find enough material to think […]

To remove the whitewash of the Jehovah Witnesses as being the only true Bible Students and Bible Researchers

To be recognised witnessing people When we go out on the streets often people take us to be Jehovah Witnesses. This probably because they find us openly talking about the Name of God and Witnessing not only about Jehovah but also about His Word, using like the JW’s the Bible, which we consider the infallible […]