I am honored and pleased to welcome Traci Rhoades to the Candid Corinthian today. Traci is a blogger and author who discusses many important faith topics but, most especially: engaging different church traditions.
Her ecumenical exploration first attracted my attention when I started following her Twitter feed. It was interesting to me because I have a fairly diverse church background myself and like to celebrate the variety of perspectives that has given me. Also, that exploration serves as a reminder of how big and diverse God’s kingdom actually is.
What I like most about Traci's Twitter feed is that she proceeds by questioning. She provides polls and open-ended questions as an invitation for people to discuss their different experiences, allowing them to reflect and learn from one another in the process. So without further preamble, let’s turn the tables and ask Traci a few questions.
Traci, thank you so much for joining me today! First off, tell us about your background. Where are you from, and what did church look like for you when you were growing up?
I’m a country girl who’s always lived on the outskirts of a small town. First in Missouri, and now in Michigan. My first church was a small Southern Baptist one. Attendance was about 50 each Sunday and a number of them were distant relatives of ours. Although a church split ultimately moved us to a larger church in town, I learned about Jesus, and the love of his people, in this first church of my childhood....
To keep reading the interview, visit candid corinthian.blogspot.com. Thanks for having me Chloe!