5 Minutes in Church History – A Weekly Christian Podcast with Stephen Nichols is a fun, concise and delightful look into the long history of the church by Dr. Stephen Nichols.
Here is Dr. Nichols biography for those unacquainted with him or his work :
Dr. Stephen Nichols combines a passion for church history with a love for the Reformed tradition. As Ligonier Ministries’ newest teaching fellow, Dr. Nichols brings his expertise to our new podcast, 5 Minutes in Church History.
A specialist in American Christianity and systematic theology, Dr. Nichols is research professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pa., where he has taught since 1997. He is also a visiting professor at Reformation Bible College and a lecturer in church history at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.
Dr. Nichols earned his doctorate from Westminster Theological Seminary. He earned master’s degrees from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and from Westminster. His bachelor’s degree is from Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University).
A prolific writer, Dr. Nichols has written, contributed to, or edited more than a dozen books on church history, biblical doctrine, and practical theology, Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life and Jesus Made in America. He has also contributed many articles to publications such as Tabletalk and reformation21, and he is coeditor for the Theologians on the Christian Life series from Crossway.
In addition to his time spent writing and teaching, Dr. Nichols chairs the Jonathan Edwards Study Group of the Evangelical Theological Society. He has traveled extensively for teaching and speaking engagements, including the prestigious Gheens Lectures for the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In fall 2012, Dr. Nichols was the speaker for Reformation Bible College’s annual convocation service.
Dr. Nichols and his wife, Heidi, have three children and live in Pennsylvania.
This podcast is a great intro for those who have difficulty studying church history or have yet to see the reason to study church history.