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Fellowship in the Woodlands

Terbreugghen Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:39 AM
Dr. Adams: Good points all. Reading the comments so far has been a bit disappointing, but I guess predictable. Some good, some not so much, lots of secular dissention. I believe the "show" identified below can be found in almost all churches (and all religious practice) to one degree or another. I believe there are many paths up the spiritual mountain, but that the main issue is not which part of the mountain we stand upon but rather whether we are moving up or down that mountain. Keeping our faces turned toward God at the mountaintop is a sure way to move in the right direction. I'm a lapsed and returning catholic working on salvation by listening.
Right Makes Might Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:13 AM
Terbreugghen, I’m very happy to hear you’re returning to the Church. May His peace lift you up, and His wisdom guide you on your path.

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...