Kent Fry is the pastor of leadership and preaching at Third Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan. He is a graduate of Central College and Western Theological Seminary and has served in ordained ministry for over thirty years.
Articles by this author:
- Finding Our Place in God’s Story with Christmas Eve and Two Other ServicesBy Kent Fry
At the Calvin Worship Symposium in January, world-renowned New Testament scholar N. T. Wright emphasized that congregations and Christians today need the broad themes of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation. We treat Scripture in devotional or moral bits, but we don’t know how the Scriptures go together. While the Revised Common Lectionary does provide some tools for this—it essentially organizes the church year around the life of Christ—it is missing the narrative or chronological journey through the Scriptures.