My friend looked at me in utter disbelief. We had been discussing the state of the church in its four major divisions: Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant. (For the sake of brevity, I have lumped all us Protestants into one category. I don’t have time to list us all!)
“Of course THE Church matters to God”, he replied, “He died to give it birth!
I can’t argue with that!
What perplexes me though, is that there are so many different types of churches. Clearly a lack of unity within THE church has eluded us.
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That sound you are hearing? That is me stirring the pot!
Calvin’s faith is certainly different from the faith of the early church, but is it going to far to say he reinvented or re–delivered a new faith?
Play nice, please.
NotForItchingEars.com was born out of my utter frustration with, and sincere love for, the evangelical church. Having visited congregation after congregation and reading many studies, I knew something was wrong.
I spent a considerable amount of time pleading with the pastors and leaders of the church at large to come back to the ancient path. I challenged many worship leaders to re-think the worship services they led.
The response of many in the worship leading community was less than enthusiastic. Most people just wanted me to Read the rest of this entry