Do we need Creeds?

In the section of Nigerian Christianity where I grew up, few people know of creeds*. And the few who know about them often speak of them with disdain as elements of the worship of ‘orthodox churches’. By ‘orthodox churches’ is meant older denominations like Anglican, Baptist, and Presbyterian congregations. What are creeds? Creeds are established…

Why the Apostles’ Creed Matters

We live in an anti-creedal age. Many churches do not have a body of jointly held beliefs. Where these are present, they often have little or no bearing on the life of the community.  Sermons consist of sound bites, anecdotes and motivational remarks. If the Church is to be a force for change in the…

The Apostles’ Creed

The Apostles’ creed is a summary of the Christian faith . It has been in use by believers for over  a thousand years  as an outline of key elements of the Christian worldview. And it provides us with truths to meditate upon as we seek mind renewal (cf. Rom.12:2). May its statements nourish our minds…