First of all, I have been a member of this forum for a while and although I don't post much, I do enjoy reading all of yours. I guess I have just had it with the word games going on within the SBC. Being an SBC minister for almost 20 years, I have seen a lot of things, both good and bad. What bothers me is this ridiculous trend we see where good biblical words are being substituted for what I believe is a watered down version of the particular word, i.e. Christ-follower instead of Christian, Worship Center instead of Sanctuary, etc. The latest came this past weekend at our associational Sunday School training. It was called "Transform". It seems to me that the SBC via LifeWay is substituting Transform or Transformational instead of using Evangelism. Yes, evangelism does transform, but do we have to do away with the word entirely? I have noticed that this trend is very popular with younger ministers. We recently had a new young pastor called to a church in our association and in the associational newsletter he said "When we teach people how to stop just being Christians and become followers of Christ..." What???? Listen, I am sure he meant that people need to stop just wearing a label and stop playing church and start putting their faith into action or at least that is what I hope he meant, but stating it the way he did is another example of what concerns me. I know I may sound like I am nit picking, but this really bothers me. I know I cannot be the only one who feels this way.