What Should Protestants Appreciate in the Work of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI? – Christian Article

Why read a book of Protestant appreciation for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI/Joseph Ratzinger? First, it helps clarify some misunderstood doctrines of the Catholic Church. Second, the prevalence of Catholicism should challenge Protestant pastors, ministers, and theologically-minded laypeople to understand what our Catholic friends, neighbors, and classmates believe. Joey Royal, author of an essay about the Eucharist in Lexham Press’ new book on Benedict XVI, adds another answer to the question: To better understand Catholic thought through one of its most…

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Is Apostolic Succession Biblical? – Christian Article

Tweet Is Apostolic Succession Biblical? Is there still a line of apostles today that go back to the very first ones? Apostles When Jesus choose the 12 apostles or disciples, He commissioned them to take the gospel into all the world, and they did, however, many believe that there has been a succession of apostles down to our day, but let me show you from Scripture why that cannot be true. After Judas hanged…

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Words at War – Christian Article

Words we use – or withhold – shape our culture, opinions and identities. From media and Church to the White House, our words are at war to claim attention more than ever before. We examine Trump’s words (and silence) regarding Sen. McCain’s death, the Vatican’s response to recent abuse allegations, what various media outlets chose to cover after the Manafort and Cohen dramas, and whether preaching is a dying craft. Our guest is Jonathan Merritt, author of “Learning to Speak…

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