“What does it mean to be a Confessional (Millennial) Christian?” Part 2: A Contemporary Perspective

In the previous post, I gave a historical perspective on "What it means to be a confessional Christian", not least of which is to confess "Christ crucified". But being a confessional Christian doesn't just have a past, historical component to it. It also includes a present, cultural-contextual component...and it has relevance for us today.  To be … Continue reading “What does it mean to be a Confessional (Millennial) Christian?” Part 2: A Contemporary Perspective

“In my Father’s house are many confessional (and non-confessional) rooms”: A Healthy Disclaimer

In my last blog post, I wrote about the importance of being a 'confessional Christian'--specifically, knowing one's own theological tradition by its heritage and history As will become evident (if it hasn't already), I speak from my own confessional standpoint and tradition. But I've always known, anticipated, and acknowledged that I would be engaging and … Continue reading “In my Father’s house are many confessional (and non-confessional) rooms”: A Healthy Disclaimer

“What does it mean to be a Confessional (Millennial) Christian?” Part 1: A Historical Perspective

Introduction  At this point in the blog, you may be wondering: "Okay, so, what does it mean to be confessing/confessional as a Christian in the 21st century?", given the amount of times I've used the word (or some variation of it). In my "About" section, I give a brief and concise definition of confessionalism: "To be 'confessing' … Continue reading “What does it mean to be a Confessional (Millennial) Christian?” Part 1: A Historical Perspective