Confessing the Faith: The Place of Confessions in Church Life

Posted on December 4, 2021 
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“We believe in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church.”

“Our young church recites these words from the Nicene Creed when we gather in Vienna, Austria. For many evangelicals, such ancient traditions may seem either obvious or archaic, but our church recites creeds, confessions, and catechisms (henceforth just confessions) nearly every Lord’s Day.

So in 2021, in a largely unchurched and post-Christian European country, why make confessions a regular rhythm in church life? …”

At 9Marks, Kai Soltau and Matthew Short write of the value of Confessions – something Cranmer knew well.