A unique and fulfilling worship experience
When we travel, my family often visits local churches where we are staying to experience different types of services. We’ve been to small and big churches, country churches, barefoot churches and contemporary churches in many areas but, until recently, I had never been to a predominantly black worship service.
Now keep in mind that I grew up Presbyterian and migrated to the Methodist church before settling in at a Baptist church. I have always been intrigued by the differences in worship experiences and the only references I had to African American church services are the ones I’ve seen in movies. Even those expressed to me how unique the atmosphere would be, but there is no way I could have prepared for what I found.
A couple of weeks ago my wife Barbara, my son Thomas and I found ...