Holy Communion or Unholy Chaos?: The Ecumenical Movement's Use of the Lord's Supper

Thursday, 02 Aug 2007

The Ecumenical Movement views the Lord's Supper as a tool to strengthen and develop an understanding of fellowship in the faith that is not seen as "uniformity but a communion of rich diversity."
How is it possible that the most holy night of our Lord's life has given rise to dissension and disunity in Christendom? How can it be that our Lord's Sacred Meal has become the cause of turmoil, confusion, and a splintering of fellowship among Christians who trace their theological ancestry to Rome, Wittenberg, Geneva, or Zurich? What should the Church's response to this disunity be? There are two options. The first option is the response of historic Christianity: To lament the disunity, to pray and to work for agreement, but until genuine agreement is ...

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