Most Pressing Issues In Early Church Studies – A Top 10 List

Here is a partial list that I will update and edit as needed.  In general, this will serve as a guide to future posts as the site develops. 

My hope is that my readers may help me fill in the blanks and/or rearrange the list a bit, so let me know what you think!


9.  Gender issues in ministry.


7.  Application of the kingdom of God to governmental rule.


5.  The role of tradition and non-canonical writings in the early church. 


3.  The distinction/development of offices and gifting in ministry.


1.  The definition and/or perception of the term “church.”