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King for a Week - Historia Ecclesiastica
October 22, 2006
King for a Week is an honor I bestow on blogs that I feel are making a valuable contribution to my faith and the faith of other believers. Every week (in theory) I select a blog, link to it from my site, and add that site’s most recent headlines to my left sidebar. While this is really not much, I do feel that it allows me to encourage and support other bloggers while making my readers aware of other good sites.
This week’s recipient of the award is Historia ecclesiastica, the blog of Dr. Michael Haykin. A highly-regarded church historian, Dr. Haykin is Principal of Toronto Baptist Seinary and author of far too many books to list. His blog is “An ecclesioblog, that is, a blog mostly on the history of the Church: ‘Whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction,” for ‘the words of the wise are like…nails firmly fixed.’ So ‘remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the Word of God.’” The posts tend to focus on the history of the church and prominent men of faith. While Dr. Haykin does not post on a daily basis, he does post regularly and posts content that is well worth reading. I commend his blog and his books to you (and his seminary, at that…).
In the coming days you will be able to see the most recent headlines from this blog in the sidebar of my site. I hope you will make your way over the site and look around.
I continue to accept nominations for King of the Week. If you have a site you would like to nominate, feel free to do so. Thanks to those of you who nominated this week’s honoree.