|Urban myths seem to never die. There are still some who believe that renowned atheist Madelyn Murray O’Hare is trying to outlaw gospel broadcasts over television and radio. Of course this is not possible, because Mrs. O’Hare has been dead several years. Procter and Gamble lost millions because the symbol on some of their products was tied to “Satan worship” by some. The company has done all it can to set the record straight. Heart-wrenching photos appear on the internet, saying a little child is desperately ill and needs email sent to his address to provide encouragement. Often the email address is a dead-end, an agitated recipient or even worse, some type of junk email list.
Baptist life is no different. There are all types of denominational urban myths:
I doubt these truth statements will put to bed all the denominational urban myths, but the truth needs to be told anyway. Jesus said, “You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.”