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Fellowship in the Woodlands

Tired in Texas Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 5:41 PM
I attended a Christmas program at this church about 10 years ago and agree that they put on a great show, but the Spirit was not there and salvation was not mentioned. It was a cold, lonely place for someone who was searching for a new church home. I occasionally watch Mr. Shook's Sunday morning TV show and am amazed at the tomfoolery he comes up with.

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...