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I went to St. Paul’s Cathedral (No, not to meet the Queen)!

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England recently celebrated her 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne and thereby her Diamond Jubilee and what a celebration it was! The climax of the celebrations was when she went to St. Paul’s Cathedral for the Thanks Giving service. Crowds lined the streets of central London, many singing “God Save The Queen” as The Queen arrived at St Paul’s Cathedral. Elizabeth ascended the thrones of these countries upon the death of her father, King George VI.

Today as I visited central London (entirely for a different purpose), I was acutely reminded of

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Tesco: Taking Over One Church At a Time. Now We can Worship at The Till.

Looking back through the recent past, Christianity has gone through roller coasters. The reformation brought us out of the darkness of Roman Catholicism and departure from Scripture.  The term Reformation is a historical term that goes back almost four centuries. It refers to a period when the church underwent a “reformation” as men of God attempted to return Christianity to the authority of Scripture. The desire of the Reformation was not to change God’s word but rather to bring the church back to the early Christian church. Led by men like Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli and John Calvin, John Knox and the others. The Reformation churches split off from the errors of the medieval Roman church and began what we know today as Protestantism. The Protestant churches were born out of the Reformation. Read More