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Article 21 - Church History Chart

Church History Chart

Jon Gary Williams

(As a companion to this chart, see the expanded article: Church History)

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I. The church in the beginning - would have remained the same had it not fallen away.

II. The expanding apostasy - seen through corrupted worship, doctrine and government.

III. The apostasy split
- resulting in Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic divisions.

IV. The Reformation - the rise of protestant denominations.

V. The Restoration - a return to the pattern of the church recorded in the New Testament.