Articles by Br. Jacob Theunisz, BTh, BSc, licensed minister Church of England.
Views and opinions expressed are purely my own.
If we want to discover the office of Reader in the New Testament, we are in for a hard time. There simply is no such thing, or it has not been recorded. Over half of the epistles were written before the gospels and were read by whoever received them, probably the local overseer (chief elder). [...]