On Choosing the Right Church
January 15, 2014
Mortification of Spin: Bully Pulpit is up and running.
What do you look for in a good church? Bouncy castles, a good social network, a place to land a good business deal? Those may be fun, but there’s more to it than that. Don't forget about good preaching and a robust confession. Listen to Bully Pulpit with Carl, Todd, and Aimee to learn more.Here are Carl's observations:
Todd wants comfy armchairs on a lavish stage, a lady with big hair ministering to the congregation in song, a Country and Western aesthetic. What can one say? You can take the boy out of the Southern Baptist Convention but you can't take the Southern Baptist Convention out of the boy. Shirley -- I mean, Aimee -- thinks music trumps everything. I kid you not. Just take a listen -- and it wasn't even a trap. Quite shocking --- but, like Todd, she is PCA so we should perhaps make allowances. She also wants a coffee shop in the church foyer, along with liturgical mixed martial arts. As for me -- no flimflam, no fancy tricks, no big hair. Just the means of grace. Ordinary. Very Ordinary. But hey, I'm OPC. What do you expect?