Protestant Denominations



The Amish (also known as Amish Mennonite) are members of an Anabaptist Christian denomination who are especially known for their separation from society, rejection of most modern technology, and distinctly conservative dress...

Amish Adherents

Amish Beliefs

Amish Books

Amish Glossary

Amish History

Amish Organization

Amish Practices


The Baptists are one of the largest Christian denominations. As indicated by their name, the primary Baptist distinctive is their practice of believer's baptism and corresponding rejection of infant baptism.

Baptist Beliefs

Baptist Ethics

Baptist Glossary

Baptist History

Baptist Practices


Evangelicalism is a tradition within Protestant Christianity characterized by an emphasis on active evangelism (converting others to the faith), personal conversion and faith experiences, and Scripture as the sole basis for theology and practice.


Lutheranism is based on the teachings of Martin Luther, a German monk and professor who has been called the "Father of the Reformation." In 1517, he famously protested against the Roman Catholic Church and their sale of indulgences...

Lutheran Beliefs

Lutheran Branches

Lutheran Ethics

Lutheran Glossary

Lutheran History

Lutheran Practices


Unlike other Christian denominations, Methodism did not arise as a result of doctrinal dispute, but out of an emphasis on practical Christianity...

Methodist Glossary


## What is Pentecostalism? Pentecostalism is an expression of orthodox Christianity, which emphasizes the Holy Spirit in belief and practice...

Pentecostal Beliefs

Pentecostal Glossary

Pentecostal History

Pentecostal Timeline


Presbyterianism, whose bodies are also called Reformed Churches, share a common origin in the 16th-century Swiss Reformation and the teachings of John Calvin, and today is one of the largest Christian denominations in Protestantism...

Presbyterian Beliefs

Presbyterian Branches

Presbyterian Glossary

Presbyterian History

Presbyterian Organization

Presbyterian Practices

Presbyterian Timeline

Quakers (Society of Friends)

The Religious Society of Friends was founded by George Fox in England in the 1640's. Fox was a staunch critic of the mixing of faith and politics in the Church of England, especially as it related to war...

Quaker Beliefs

Quaker Glossary

Quaker Timeline

Seventh-Day Adventism

The Seventh-day Adventist Church (abbreviated SDA) is a Christian denomination that grew out of the prophetic "Millerite" ) movement (i...

Adventist Glossary

Adventist Timeline

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