development of doctrine


Dr. Jay Richards: Former Presbyterian

March 30, 2015

Jay grew up in a Presbyterian family in Texas. He credits his best friend growing up, who was Church of Christ, with his knowledge of the Bible. When he went off to college he experienced a crisis of faith from the challenges he met in class. The writings of C. S. Lewis and the Holy Spirit brought him back from the brink. While in seminary at Calvin College, he did a study of the Calvinist doctrine of limited atonement. This would be the first crack in the wall of the ... more
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Dwight Longenecker: Former Anglican Priest

September 18, 2000

Dwight was reared, in Pennsylvania, in a devoted Evangelical Fundamentalist family. He majored in speech and English at Bob Jones University. Through a professor he was introduced to Anglican worship, coupled with this was his love of C.S. Lewis and T. S. Elliot. He heard a call to ministry. With a desire to be an Anglican country parson, he went to England and was accepted at Oxford University. Ordained an priest of the Church of England he became a vicar of a 1,000 year old parish in the Isle of ... more