Search ResultsCreeds, Catechisms, and Confessions The Creeds, Catechisms and Confessions are useful study tools to assist in understanding the Scriptures and in teaching Bible studies to others. These documents help to reaffirm the tenants of the traditional, historic Christian faith. A quote illustrating the problem with the idea of a creed A short quotation from Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris that illustrates her struggles with the very idea of a creed. Creed: One God Christine Longhurst presents a creed for Advent, written by Lisa Frenz. It affirms God as "Source of all creation," Jesus as "Savior of all creation," and the Holy Spirit as "Mentor of all creation." The Apostles' Creed This 18th century pen and ink drawing by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo depicts the Apostles' Creed. Jesus’ Creed and a Missional Understanding of Discipleship Karen Wilk agrees with Scot McKnight, writing that Jesus’ view of discipleship includes loving neighbor as well as God. A missional understanding of discipleship integrates personal spiritual practices with community and “love your neighbor” practices. The Immigrant Apostles’ Creed + Dreamers’ Litany Two items relating to immigration. 1) A statement of faith based on the Apostles' Creed that names connections to immigration in the Christian narrative; and 2) a responsive prayer exploring the biblical connections of immigrant Dreamers. We Believe...: A service based on the Nicene Creed This service plan based on the Nicene Creed invites us to celebrate the three persons in the Trinity and may be very fitting for occasions such as Trinity Sunday. Defining Life Everlasting in the Apostle's Creed This is a podcast discussion of the meaning of "life everlasting" in the Apostle's Creed. Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee interview Sue Rozeboom about the definition of the term and more. Defining the Forgiveness of Sins in the Apostle's Creed This is a podcast discussion of the meaning of "the forgiveness of sins" in the Apostle's Creed. Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee interview Sue Rozeboom about the definition of the term and more. The Apostles' Creed Looking for a new way to express the Apostles’ Creed in worship? Try this dramatic reading of the creed. A Lenten Creed A Lenten-themed creed affirming faith in God, the Trinity, who is with us "in the arid desert as well as in green pastures." The image of pilgrims on a journey is also prominent. Full Text Hymns on Creed The Apostles' CreedPD
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See more hymns... Canceling the Summer Slump: A summer series based on the Apostles' Creed Lyle Schaller, the church-growth guru, advocates maintaining a full program throughout the summer. Adopting this idea, one congregation decided to try this festive six-week summer program that centers around the Apostles’ Creed. The Holy Spirit in the Apostle's Creed This is a podcast discussion of the Holy Spirit and the Apostle's Creed. Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee interview Sue Rozeboom about the meaning and more. Singing The Creeds This workshop explores combining the powerful proclamations of creeds with the soul-stirring unity of song to enrich congregational and personal worship. The session examines a few musical versions of the Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed. Preaching the Apostles' Creed James Howell offers suggestions for preaching a four-week series on the Apostles' Creed, per the Narrative Lectionary. He says that "credo" (= I believe) is about worship and trust in God. The Case for Reciting Creeds in Worship This article urges churches to use creeds in worship. The story here explores the case for reciting creeds in worship, citing reasons like connecting with our past, christian education, and enriched worship. I Believe: A Service on the Apostles' Creed Led by Children The Apostles’ Creed is a beautiful summary of our faith. In this service plan, children lead us in singing and saying what we believe with Christians throughout the centuries. Belhar Confession: Creeds Creeds and confessions based on the Belhar Confession. These liturgical forms emphasize the necessity of unity and reconciliation in the church’s work on earth. Lenten meditations on the Apostle's Creed Dr. Benjamin Myers is a Lecturer in Systematic Theology at United Theological College in Australia. He wrote a reflection on the Apostle's Creed, line by line, explaining what it means to him and others.