Why Christians Take Communion


Why do Christians take communion? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Robert Stamps explains what happens at communion and why it’s so important for Christians to regularly celebrate the Eucharist. He suggests that it has more to do with what happens to us than what happens to the elements.

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Dr. Stamps has served in the pastorate of the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for more than 39 years. He is a gifted lecturer and presenter as well as hymn writer and is author of The Sacrament of the Word Made Flesh: The Eucharistic Theology of Thomas F. Torrance (Rutherford House, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2007). He and his wife, Ellen, have two grown children.



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