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Fellowship in the Woodlands

McGovern Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 11:28 AM
No, no, no. 1. The Bible's doctrines do not contradict each other. Try reading a clearer version of the Bible, such as the NIV. Most modern translations now go back to the original Hebrew and Greek versions that are available. 2. The Bible we have today is complete. It was put together by Godly men under the direction of the Holy Spirit. There were no other Biblical books that stood the scrutiny of, "Is this the Word of God?" 3. If one truly studies and learns the Bible's truths, and prays for God's help, it is not difficult to see where lines of interpretation are drawn.

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...