Romans 5:1,2 - What is the purpose of Communion and Baptism? Why do Roman Catholics, Lutherans, and Evangelical Free all believe different things about it? Why does Birch Hills only follow 2 "sacraments" and not the 7 of the Roman Catholic Church? In a word: AUTHORITY. In two words: INTERPRETATION DIFFERENCE. How you choose to read and interpret Scripture will determine what you believe. What you believe will determine how you make decisions. How you make decisions will determine, essentially, where you spend eternity. Let's celebrate the grace in which we stand, as believers in Jesus Christ.