This church was obviously unsuccessful (and probably never tried) to turn “doctor” Tiller from his evil ways.
posted on 06/01/2009 1:59:11 PM PDT
(Even if you can't legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
Most churches operate like businesses, including this one. As long as the congregants get told what they want to hear, their collections increase. Were they to do their Christian duty and call Tiller to repentance, he simply would have church-shopped elsewhere and probably would have taken a lot of like-minded rich parishioners with him.
Sorry to be cynical, but that's the way I see it. Ever study the career of Rev. Wright? He didn't get anywhere when he tried to preach a traditional brand of Christianity to serve his community. Once he decided to specialize in the "hate whitey liberation theology" shtick, his attendance and contributions skyrocketed.
posted on 06/01/2009 2:14:41 PM PDT
(Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
I’m not a Lutheran, so I am only speculating here. Perhaps those who are Lutheran can answer my question. The name of the church, the Reformation Lutheran church, implies to me that they are perhaps some sort of breakaway Lutheran church. Please educate me if I am wrong.
posted on 06/01/2009 2:18:41 PM PDT
(Proud Marine Mom)
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