Crash Course in Church History | Molly Lackey

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Church History is important because God works through history. In this episode, Molly Lackey gives an overview of the church from Pentecost to our modern church.

Church History is important because God works through history. In this episode, Molly Lackey gives an overview of the church from Pentecost to our modern church.

Molly is the author of A Simple Explanation of Church History and Confessing Jesus: The Heart of Being a Lutheran (coming October 2022), and a contributor to Words of Strength and Promise: Devotions for Youth.

To learn more about the intersection of sexuality and church history read Sexual Morality in a Christless World by Matthew Rueger.

Show Notes:

Studying Church History can help us to understand how the church has thought through issues throughout time. It can give us insight on how to deal with the issues that arise in our own time. It also is important to understand how we got to where we are today. In this episode, Molly Lackey, the author of A Simple Explanation of Church History, gives an overview of what the church has experienced throughout time. This brief, but thorough, overview will walk through the church at Pentecost, the Roman Empire, the Middle Ages, Reformation, and to our very own Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

Questions Covered:

  • Why is it important that we understand church history?
  • What does the history of the early church look like?
  • Why did Rome lump Christians in with other “new religions”?
  • How did Christianity move forward in a time of persecution?
  • In the middle ages, how did Christianity provide stability and grow?
  • What is the history behind indulgences?
  • What is the meaning behind the “age of Orthodoxy”?
  • What defines the “age of revival”?
  • Why is this period significant to LCMS Lutherans?
  • How did the World Wars impact our modern church?
  • -Should we be excited for the end of history?

About the Guest:

Molly Lackey is a wife, author, and church historian. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, with a triple major in History, German, and Latin, from the University of Alabama. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Early Modern European History, with an emphasis on the Reformation in Germany, from Saint Louis University. Molly is the author of A Simple Explanation of Church History and has contributed her voice to Words of Strength and Promise: Devotions for Youth. She enjoys reading and talking theology with other laypeople, creating art, and drinking tea with her husband. To read more from her, head to abovetowne.com.

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