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8/07/2004
church that values questioning
Had a recent talk with a friend that recently joined Willow Creek Community Church. I asked her what it was about the place that made her feel it was the place for her and she said that they welcomed her with open arms even if she wasn't calling herself a "christian" at the time. She'd been to other churches where the only time they ever spoke to her was to say, "If you've been baptised, then you're welcome to take communion."

I'm not a church person myself, but if I were, I'd go with the one that's affirming and about unifying principles of christ, not a set of rules and hierachies. I'm happy that she's found a "home."