Why Creeds and Confessions are Important

September 2020 Credo The field of hermeneutics — in itself defined as the study of what is happening when effective interpretation or understanding is taking place — when applied to doctrine reveals a surprising finding: rather than perceiving belief as mere...

Be Thankful

September 2020 Credo In 2 Timothy 3:1–5, the Apostle Paul provides a lengthy litany of sins that characterise the lives of people who live during “the last days”. There is one particular transgression, however, which the church seldom talks about and which some...

Righteous and Inclusive (Isaiah 56:1-8)

August 2020 Credo How do you respond when you hear the word ‘inclusive’? Does it make you uncomfortable? Do you find yourself mentally putting up your defences? We may know people in Christian circles who are fond of words like ‘accepting’, ‘welcoming’, ‘loving’, and,...

Be As Little Children

August 2020 Credo Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it. (Mark 10:15) One of the most endearing portrayals of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels is found in Mark 10, which describes His warm reception of the...

Faith with Understanding

July 2020 Credo The Prince of Wales caused quite a furore when he said that he would like to be known as the ‘Defender of Faith’ rather than the ‘Defender of the Faith’ when he is crowned King. He has since clarified that he will stick to the traditional path and take...