Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

“Confessional” Really Doesn’t Give You Much Mileage

In the past I’ve written about why I find the adjective “Confessional” to be of limited value. I just don’t think the word does what it is commonly thought to do. I was reminded of this recently when an older article by Dr. Mark Jones surfaced in my social-media feed. I’m a big fan of […]

Archive Reformed Irenicism Steven Wedgeworth

Confessions vs. the Confessionalists

Over the last ten years, at least, there has been a rise in the prominence of confessions of faith in Reformed and Evangelical churches. They have even been pushed to the forefront of parachurch associations and even, in some cases, general marketing and promotional strategies. The odd-sounding adjective “confessional” (which is quite a different thing […]