Traditional religion or inspiring rituals?

It seems that a church’s worship style determines congregational attendance these days.  I thought it was a fad, but I’m now convinced that people primarily choose a church based on music and liturgy.  Gone are the days in which people went to church according to denomination or upbringing. It was only a few years agoContinue reading “Traditional religion or inspiring rituals?”

What’s in a name? Southern Baptists and Baptist identity

A conflict in my church’s recent history concerned a rumor that made its way through the congregation.  Some were under the belief that the staff was planning on dropping the “Baptist” in Trinity Baptist Church. Not sure how the rumor got started, especially since staff then (and now) are more Baptist than many folks inContinue reading “What’s in a name? Southern Baptists and Baptist identity”