A growing number of Baptists are turning to liturgical worship. So says the Associated Baptist Press and a new book on the subject. Why? Because liturgy is inherently “missional.” And because it attracts young people.
Now that the church growth movement has come completely full circle, could we Lutherans take up a collection to send a copy of this book, entitled Gathering Together: Baptists at Work in Worship, to every pastor and district executive involved with throwing out the liturgy in the name of being “missional” and attracting young people? Maybe they will appreciate liturgical worship now that Baptists are doing it. [Read more...]