ThDr. Pavel Černý, ThD. is a Pastor of Church of the Brethren and a lecturer of practical theology and missiology at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Prague.

These pages contain some of his texts, which could be useful for the public.

Brethren Church

Czech Evangelical Alliance

Ecumenical Council of Churches

Evangelical Theological Seminary

Fellowship of Evangelical Theologians


Study texts

Forms of worship in the home (Pavel Černý)

Forms of worship in the home are conected with the origin and development of the Church. First of all, Jesus’ disciples met in the Temple and in their homes. Christians also used synagogues, which were spread across the whole Roman Empire. Further...

What does it mean to eat and drink the blood of Christ? Eucharist and struggle for the unity of the church. attach

What does it mean to eat and drink the blood of Christ (John 6:53-57) in celebration of the Lord’s Supper? Should we understand that only symbolically, spiritually or even bodily? Eucharist and struggle for the unity of the church is high on...

Theology of Christian worship. Pavel Cerny attach

This article was published in Theologia vitae 2/2008, p.129-139.


Theology of Christian worship touches the center of liturgical practice of Christian Churches and contemporary liturgical debates. Is our worship uniting, or is it...

Fresh expressions of church in context of the Scripture attach

This lecture has been delivered during the study conference of the Ecumenical Council of Churches, April 7, 2014. This study conference has been prepared by Commitee for Mission and evangelism of ECC. This meeting took place in the Church of the...

Mission of the Contemporary Church: 
A Meditation on the Missionary Practice of the Gospel in the Secular Environment of the Czech Republic attach

Due to many ideological abuses and historical distortions, the word mission has been given various connotations. In spite of all the distortions it is still used to designate the calling of the Church in the contemporary world. The word mission...