What does it mean to be a Protestant Christian?

With this article I would like to explain what being a protestant Christian means. I live in the Eastern European country of Moldova where protestant Christians are called “part of a sect, part of a cult” even though most people do not really know many facts about protestant Christians. The dominant denomination is Russian orthodoxy and based on this, the claim is, “since protestants are part of a minority, they are part of a cult or sect, and therefore are not true Christians”. I would like to look at the protestant doctrine and then compare it to what the Bible teaches to see if protestant Christians are true Christians or not, according to the clear teachings of the Bible. Continue reading