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Fellowship in the Woodlands

Xfranman Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 3:52 PM
These are not churches. These people don't even know the word's meaning. Any more than YOU understand the meaning of the prohibition against taking God's name in vain. Oh, my God. But considering what you were celebrating, where and when, it's no surprise. I've seen these two "pastors". Schlock. But a big money maker. Hence the expensive sets. Wonder how the collection went. Bet the exhausted "ministers" are off on a nice vacation now. God is good. And pays well.

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...