Growing Old in Christ

March 2018 Credo Reader’s Question: How should Christians understand and respond to aging? What resources does the Christian faith have to enable Christians to age well? In recent years, there has been much discussion in the media here about what has sometimes been...

Bonhoeffer and Discipleship

November 2017 Pulse “Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.” These words eloquently summarise the central message of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s...

The State

What should be the Christian perspective on the secular State? Perhaps the best place to begin one’s reflection on what might be called a Christian theology of the state is Romans 13:1-7. Paul begins with a categorical injunction that ‘everyone must submit himself to...

Discipleship of the Mind

Many Christians are familiar with the Great Commandment recorded in Luke 10:27: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with your entire mind. Love your neighbour as yourself’. This Commandment urges believers...