MATTHEW Y. EMERSON: Reading Scripture consists largely of paying attention to what is repeated and what stands out as extraordinary.
DAYTON HARTMAN: We have Scripture as our authority and 2,000 years of wisdom from those who have faithfully served, suffered, and persevered before us.
J. A. MEDDERS: Distance from the Lord’s Supper will not make your heart grow fonder.
BRANDON D. SMITH: We should reap the long-lasting benefits of deep community, sound doctrine, and knowing the saints before us.
R. LUCAS STAMPS: In recent years, many evangelicals have started to expand their embrace of the church year.
MATTHEW Y. EMERSON: Liturgical acts help us see and love reality, instead of seeing and loving what is illusory and transitory.
NATHAN A. FINN: Baptists will best thrive in American Babylon by self-consciously framing ourselves as an ecclesiological renewal movement within the Great Tradition of catholic Christianity.
BRANDON D. SMITH: At the table, we look at our brothers and sisters in Christ, and remember that we’re one family, one body, with one Head.
MATTHEW Y. EMERSON: What are the benefits of reciting the Creeds on a regular basis in public worship? At least three come to mind.