by Rev. Lee Johnson It is Christmas time again. And with that time of year comes the usual attacks on the virgin birth and the denials of the Christmas story. It […]
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by Travis Grassmid The date was October 31, 1517. Martin Luther, a young monk and teacher of theology, posted his famous ninety-five theses on the Wittenberg church doors, an act […]
Why Catechize? The Biblical Case for Catechesis
Jesus has just warned his disciples about the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees, which we know is the teaching of those two groups. Now they have finished crossing the water, and have gone north out of Israel into Caesarea Philippi. This city was an imperial city built up in Roman style. It is here that Jesus then asks “Who do people say that I am?” What is Jesus doing? He is doing catechism!!!