Where did the believers go? Asceticism, relics and worship of saints in the second through the fourth centuries, an important movement that became the core of Catholicism. Issues of the second century: Quartodecimans and eighth day teachings. The confusion of the third century and rise of Constantine. How the Roman Empire and Catholicism merged into one empire and invented forced Christianity.
Beyond Today Presenter, United Church of God Pastor
Gary Petty is a 1978 graduate of Ambassador College with a BS in mass communications. He worked for six years in radio in Pennsylvania and Texas. He was ordained a minister in 1984 and has served congregations in Longview and Houston Texas; Rockford, Illinois; Janesville and Beloit, Wisconsin; and San Antonio, Austin and Waco, Texas. He presently pastors United Church of God congregations in Nashville, Murfreesboro and Jackson, Tennessee.