The debate over the meaning of Reformation jubilees or commemorations is an old one. Such celebrations can be put to different uses...
It is not the church as an institutional structure, but the “most holy gospel of the glory and grace of God, the true treasure of the church” which offers the free gift of forgiveness.
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”?