Lectures from Coffee & Theology

Every Tuesday at 6:30 PM the main room here at Credo House is filled with people who want to know more about Christianity.

Those who come likely have a variety of motivations. Maybe they want to strengthen their own faith through education. Maybe they’re going through a season of doubt and need encouragement. Maybe they disbelieve and are looking for more ammunition for their unbelief. Whatever the reason, everyone is welcome and questions are encouraged.

A couple weeks ago Michael Patton spoke about the historicity and importance of the death of the apostles. It just so happens (or not) that the article about this is our most viewed blog post of all time.

What might we learn from the death of apostles? Why would it matter if a group of people died for their beliefs? Don’t people do that for beliefs that Christians deny? You’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

Past recordings from Coffee & Theology are available in the members area.

Infographic on the Death of the Apostles

A big “thank you” to Brian Cragin from http://www.briancragin.com/ for creating this infographic for us.

How the 12 Apostles Died

C Michael Patton
C Michael Patton

C. Michael Patton is the primary contributor to the Parchment and Pen/Credo Blog. He has been in ministry for nearly twenty years as a pastor, author, speaker, and blogger. Find him on Patreon Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary (2001), president of Credo House Ministries and Credo Courses, author of Now that I'm a Christian (Crossway, 2014) Increase My Faith (Credo House, 2011), and The Theology Program (Reclaiming the Mind Ministries, 2001-2006), host of Theology Unplugged, and primary blogger here at Parchment and Pen. But, most importantly, husband to a beautiful wife and father to four awesome children. Michael is available for speaking engagements. Join his Patreon and support his ministry

    3 replies to "The Death of the Apostles (Video) from Coffee and Theology"

    • jean marc alter

      In the video at the start I amassuming tgat itbis a slip of the tongue saying that Matthias repkaced James?

    • Sean McDowell

      Hey Ted,

      Good stuff my friend. I just finished my dissertation on the fate of the apostles. In fact, Ashgate Press is publishing my book late next year or early 2016. Keep in touch and I’ll be sure you get a copy. I have recommended many people to your online article, as its one of the best. Here’s one initial article I released:

      http://magazine.biola.edu/article/13-fall/did-the-apostles-really-die-as-martyrs-for-their-f/. (“Did the Apostles Really Die as Martyrs for Their Faith?”)

      Keep up the good work!

      Sean McDowell, Ph.D.
      Biola University

      • Ed Kratz

        Hi Sean, a little bird told me you were working on something like this 🙂

        Congratulations on completing your dissertation! I’d love to see a copy once it’s published.

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