Column: Learning by heart
I grew up in a very non-liturgical church. We rarely recited the Lord’s Prayer, and I’d never even heard of the Apostles’ Creed until I moved away. Even the Doxology seemed suspicious when a new pastor wanted us to sing it every Communion Sunday.
After growing up in such an environment, it came as a huge shock when we moved to West Berlin, Germany, and began to attend a military chapel at the closest U.S. Army base.
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