Archives for February 20, 2012

Some Lenten meditations for baptists

I grew up Pentecostal and became Baptist. I tell Baptists attracted to high church worship that "Baptist is as high church as I can go."I composed this little axiom to explain much of what goes on in American Christianity: Pentecostals want to be Baptists or Methodists; Baptists and Methodists want to be Presbyterians or Episcopalians; Presbyterians and Episcopalians want to be Catholics; Catholics want to be Pentecostal.Over the years I've observed what I call (I didn't coin this … [Read more...]