Author: christianheritage

Hymns of Central Pennsylvania with Dr. Milton Loyer, archivist, Susquehanna Conference, United Methodist Church

A surprising number of gospel songs in our hymnals come from central Pennsylvania! We travelled to Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, to talk to Dr. Milton Loyer, a published author on statistics but more relevant to our discussion, the archivist for the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church. Dr. Loyer shared about the songs and the stories Read more…

Brian DeJung: John DeWaard and Arthur Franklin Perkins

Brian DeJung, pastor and archivist of the Midwest Presbytery of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church takes us to the early history of the OPC and introduces us to some of the lesser known characters – John DeWaard and Arthur Franklin Perkins. Perkins was a Merrill, Wisconsin clergyman who led Lake Crescent Bible Camp.   Watch Online:

Brian DeJung: J.C. Ryle

Brian DeJung, the archivist of the Midwest Presbytery of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church introduces us to an Anglican Bishop? J. C. Ryle was an evangelical, a gifted writer, and broke the mold of the stuffy clergy elite.   Watch Online

Brian DeJung: The J. Gresham Machen story

J. Gresham Machen was a professor at Princeton Theological Seminary when the crisis came. Mere theological issues – or a dividing line between truth and error? Brian DeJung, pastor and archivist of the Midwest Presbytery of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church tells of the founder of the OPC, Dr. J Gresham Machen.    

Bill Federer on William Booth, George Williams, Henry Dunant, Edgar James Helms, and Jeremiah Lanphier

Bill Federer, author of America’s God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations, joins us to talk about social impact ministry throughout history, especially as a result of Charles Finney’s initial work. He tells us about several Christians who founded global organizations such as William Booth (founder of the Salvation Army), George Williams (founder of the Young Read more…