Should the Christian Church Work to Be Relevant? (part 3 of 5)
Taking a long view with a quick survey of church history: Has it been a good thing that Easter and Christmas traditions were co-opted from other cultures, as the church worked to be relevant to their neighbors? What about the Black Madonna and Black Messiah? Or drums and guitars replacing organs… after organs replaced a cappella singing. Has the church mostly helped or mostly hurt its cause by seeking relevance through the embrace of elements found in surrounding culture?
Panel: Troy Skinner, 930 WFMD Moderator. Dr. Jace Broadhurst, Pastor at Poolesville Baptist Church. Howard “Chuck” Copeland III, Pastor at Hosanna Worship Center.