Do this in remembrance of me. The practice of communion.

Serve the congregation as the body of Christ ... In mass, sometimes the minister (the "presbyter") is the focal point of communion.  He - or in some denominations or regions, she - "presides", and serves communion for the congregation. And sometimes, "high churches" elevate the minister as the focal point; through such as architecture, silver and … Continue reading Do this in remembrance of me. The practice of communion.

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The church is no longer in a state of sin.

An excerpt from N.T. Wright’s tome, Jesus and the Victory of God, page 268: “Centuries of Christian usage have accustomed readers of the New Testament to think of “forgiveness” as primarily a gift to the individual person, which can be made at any time.  It is, in that sense, abstract and ahistorical, however much it … Continue reading The church is no longer in a state of sin.