The Reason for Baptism before Communion

Baptism brings each believer into the body of Christ, and the Eucharist is the source for the weekly renewal of that original public profession and of our incorporation into Christ’s body.

The Word and literalism

As we speak after the Word’s example, often repeating what he said, we curiously understand him still to be himself speaking as well — inviting, permitting, and even uttering our speech through us.

Curiosity’s children

I wonder if the unencumbered thirst for knowledge that is so glorified in our culture has brought with it an inclination towards vice, or a particular kind of vice, that might otherwise go under the radar.