Why Did the Protestant Churches Separate from Each Other?
Guess what – they didn’t! Many people assume that the various Protestant churches – the Presbyterians, Lutherans, Methodists, etc. – were once a single church but somehow broke up. But actually, each Christian denomination began independently: The Presbyterian Church was the Church of Scotland, the Anglican/Episcopal Church was the Church of England, the Lutheran Church was the Protestant church that began in Germany, and the Methodist Church began as a Bible study, with a ne