Tag Archives: Charles Finney

Backgrounds of the Restoration Movement: The Second Great Awakening, Part 1

After the American Revolution, morals and religion were in severe decline. War with England destroyed the allegiance of many Americans to the Church of England, headed by the King of England. And war brought with it immorality. The French Revolution … Continue reading

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Renewing Our Worship: Frontier Revivalism and the Invitation

I think it’s important as we consider our worship practices that we understand where they come from. Much of what we do has a clear, historical origin: the frontier revivalism of the early 19th Century. Following the American Revolution, religion … Continue reading

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