More on Sacraments and Ordinances
Our Churches Are Either Sacramental or Charismatic
The Early Church didn't make a distinction. So why do we?
When Christian Practices Hurt Other People
Baptism, prayer, and Communion can all go “wayward,” says Lauren Winner. Should we blame the sinful practitioners or the practices themselves?
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.
Give Protestants a Taste of Catholic Communion, German Bishops Tell Vatican
Proposal to let non-Catholic spouses share the Eucharist goes before Rome’s theological watchdog on Thursday.
Baptism Doesn’t Have to Be Divisive
Despite our different methods, we’re all immersed in the same Christ.
The Church's Three-Part Harmony
Why evangelical, sacramental, and Pentecostal Christians belong together in one body.
The (Outrageous, Excessive) Body of Christ
It's everywhere—even in a chance encounter with a crumb of communion bread.
The Sacred Ritual of Coffee Prep
Grind, boil, brew, pour—and praise.
Go Ahead, Evangelicals: Use the P-Word
Only some believers are ordained. But all are priests.
The Mundane and the Almighty
Finding God in speech, a bath, and a meal.