scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Why not non-denominational?
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG
Mon Aug 14 1972 - 10:28:33 CDT
On Mon, 14 Aug 2000 NayBlaine@CS.COM wrote:
> In a message dated 8/13/00 10:59:47 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
> ccbmill@SURFSOUTH.COM writes:
> > ...to me, non-denominational services are not strictly Protestant
> > but are inclusive of other organized religions as well.
> I agree. That's the way I've always seen the term used. That's the meaning
The issue, however, is not how we Christians view the term, but how the
non-Christians see it. And ALL the non-Christians I know perceive
"non-denonimational" to mean "Christian".
If you don't care whether those non-Christians attend your service,
please call it anything you wish. If you do care, you need a term they
will recognize as inclusive.