The Didache: How to Worship

Posted on May 3, 2023

One of the texts I teach to my high school juniors in my Christian Ethics class is the ancient work known as the Didache (which means “teaching”). It is one of the oldest Christian writings in existence outside of the New Testament and was used for many centuries as a manual of instruction for new…

The Didache, Part I: Way of Life, Way of Death

Posted on March 29, 2023

One of the primary emphases of the Christian Ethics course I teach to high school juniors is that the Christian life is a way of life, not a set of propositions. As the ACNA’s catechism, To Be A Christian, puts it in Question 361: Does God’s forgiveness excuse you from personal obedience? No. God has reconciled…