Local Protestant leaders get creative...

Local Protestant leaders get creative about spreading faith

There are 1 comment on the seattletimes.nwsource.com story from Apr 4, 2010, titled Local Protestant leaders get creative about spreading faith. In it, seattletimes.nwsource.com reports that:

In this season of baptisms, and given that he's a bishop, it seems strange to hear the Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel speak proudly of the time he talked some parents out of baptizing their child.

He was convinced the parents were doing it only because other family members insisted ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Apr 4, 2010
from seattletimes:

"'My goal is not to baptize as many people (as I can) so I can count them up as Episcopalians,' he said.'My goal is to have an authentic faith that people can really articulate and understand.'

"That approach might seem counterintuitive, given the decline in the numbers of Episcopalians — and other mainline Protestants — over the past decades, both locally and nationally."

It seems counterintuitive only if you're a "bean counter".

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