word association

Thom S. Rainer, President and CEO of Lifeway, did an experiment on Twitter regarding what people think of when they hear “southern baptist.” The admittedly unscientific results are not encouraging.

here are the first few responses. Go to the link above to see them all.

Legalism, Controlling
Fights, Legalists
Hellfire and brimstone, Pharisees
Fried chicken, Don’t drink
Women who can’t wear pants, Disney boycott
Cooperative Program, Banjos
Adrian Rogers, Fundamentalism
Passion, Missions
Conservative, Conservative
Strategic, Bickering
Disney boycott, Pharisees
Piano, organ, and robes, Irrelevant

also, Tony Kummer has posted a “wordle” picture of the responses. again, not pretty.


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