Brian Newberry is a catechist in the Catholic Church. He was formerly a Protestant for 20 years before reverting in 2014. He has an M.A. in theological and biblical studies from Azusa Pacific Seminary, with undergraduate degrees in psychology and political science. Brian is also the author of two Christian fantasy-apocalyptic novels, The Battle of Pneumatika and Sage against the Machine. He currently lives in Long Beach, Calif. with his wife, son, and daughter.
Author: Brian Newberry
The Biblical Roots of the Office of Bishop
As being the continuation of “true Israel,” the Catholic Church was also structured in a hierarchal fashion. This structure was practical for the purpose of maintaining basic order in worship, as Israel had been practicing from the beginning. This structure …