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Authority, Soul Competence and Vocation

Authority, Soul Competence and Vocation

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Soul competence and the priesthood of the believer are two sides of one doctrine that Baptists cherish. Indeed, they make up part of the matrix known as… Continue Reading

You Elitist, You

You Elitist, You

This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Since this series has dealt with “mangled” words such as tolerance, freedom, and authority, I was tempted to include elitism among them. Elitism, though, is really a… Continue Reading

On being elitist

On being elitist

Those who advocate conservatism in worship become accustomed to accusations of elitism. This comparison is employed for several reasons. We are elitists, it is alleged, because we advocate styles of worship that are associated with Western high culture: the music we would use in worship is more commonly played at symphony hall than anywhere else,… Continue Reading