When you use your tongue to criticize, I can guarantee, you rarely use your tongue to evangelize.
Style has replaced substance and technology has trumped theology. We are more sensitive to the culture now than we are to the Holy Spirit.
"You can be straight as a gun barrel theologically and as empty as one spiritually" A.W. Tozer
Church members to 17 yr-old church musician, "People are complaining about the music-too showy-too sinful." The 17-yr-old? J.S. Bach!
This week has made me more thankful than ever for my Reformation Roots, the Puritan Legacy, & my Baptist Heritage.