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Fellowship in the Woodlands

Andy53 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 1:34 PM
It is not denominational gloat. The Pentecostal lady is probably a way better Christian than me. It is about interpretation and who has the authority to do that. Jesus gave very few specific instructions, instructing mostly in parables. In John 6, Jesus carefully goes over and back over a couple times, losing disciples in the process, telling us to eat his body and drink his blood.

Most of America's problems are cultural. Even our economic problems stem from the cultural rejection of personal responsibility and the acceptance of collective responsibility. And none of our problems would be as bad if the church was still shaping the culture instead of merely responding to it. I was reminded of this during my annual holiday trip home to The Woodlands, Texas.

I've attended Christmas Eve services four out of the last six years at the Woodlands Church (formerly Fellowship of the Woodlands), which is a Southern Baptist mega church that keeps its Baptist affiliation well hidden from the general...