A Pastoral Rule reflects on practices that make for faithful ministry. It is aware of the challenges ministry brings. It is written in the knowledge that no rule is perfect, and the conviction that a guide to good practices can be a real help as we seek faithfully to serve Jesus Christ and his people.
“Why do we have confessions of faith?” That’s the starting-point for Richard Burnett’s exploration of the importance and power of confessions of faith for our life together.
Professor Vanhoozer discusses the importance of our affirmation of the authority of Scripture and the trickiness of the priesthood of all believers.
What are we doing when we gather for worship?