No Other Story: Preaching as Catechesis

This is the first in a series of essays on preaching written by lay people. By Caleb Congrove About five years ago, I wrote a little essay about preaching. That piece weighed in on a conversation that had... Read More...

Who Needs Catechesis?

By Alex Fogleman From the beginning, Christians have connected teaching and baptism through the Great Commission — baptizing in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and “teaching them to obey all that I have commanded” (Matt. 28:19–20). And while th... Read More...

Baptismal Catechesis

I think that we have given the idea of lowering expectations about Christian identity and catechesis at the point of entry a thorough exploration over the past fifty years or so. The 1979 Prayer Book calls us to a different standard, to live more fully into the church’s vocation as a baptizing community.