Critique intended to inspire …

Too much energy is given to combating church done any other way than the way "we do it." Paul concludes a very fine post with,

Still, this is not your grandfather’s church.  Shoot.  It isn’t even
your older brother’s church.  Our world is changing.  The church has
been given the task of speaking on behalf of God into the world not of
500 years ago, but the world of today.  Faithfulness is not simply a
calcified commitment to centuries old declarations.  Faithfulness is a
commitment to speak meaningfully to the accountant and school teacher,
the electrician and government official, all who now live in the Year
of Our Lord, 2007.  After 500 years it is proper for the church to
continue to reform out of faithfulness to God and the good of the world.

About the Author
Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.

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