Hughes Oliphant Old
Hughes Oliphant Old (1933-2016) is the author of many important books on worship, including The Patristic Roots of Reformed Worship, The Shaping of the Reformed Baptismal Rite, Leading in Prayer, Holy Communion in the Piety of the Reformed Church, and a seven-volume series on preaching entitled The Reading and Preaching of Scripture in the Worship of the Christian Church
Church and Culture
Do we still believe in the notion of the “preaching office” or the “pastoral office”? Or have we joined the ranks of so much American “free church” congregationalism that replaces the notion of “office” with that of mere “function”?