Quote of the Day

A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth; this has been exactly reversed. Nowadays the part of a man that a man does assert is exactly the part he ought not to assert—himself. The part he doubts is exactly the part he ought not to doubt—the Divine Reason. — G.K. Chesterton

The SBC Is Running out of Money for Missions

The #sbc is running out of money for missions because the mega churches it panders to dont give to missions. They build mega churches.

Indeed, study after study has shown that larger churches give a much smaller percentage to cooperative program projects than smaller churches, and yet the SBC continues to pander to large churches and draw leadership from them.

The SBC has cut off its nose to spite its face.

The Problem With America is its Uncommitted Christian Population

Need proof?  The only struggle American Christians have is trying to decide how many worship services they can skip and how long they can ignore Scripture and still call themselves disciples.  

Few and far between are those who wrestle with serious moral or ethical issues and fewer are those whose lives are actually, truly, and authentically informed by their faith.

American Christians, by and large, simply are not committed to their faith- and they live like it. 

Last Call for Biblical Studies Carnival Links for August 2015

Jim:

There, or here.

Originally posted on Reading Acts:

bs-carnival1This is the last call for links for the August Biblioblog Carnival hosted by Bob MacDonald (@drmacdonald). I know Bob has been busy all month collecting the best contributions to biblical studies and theology on the web in August, but he can always use your help. Feel free to send him your suggestions soon, on September 1 he will post his Carnival.

William Brown and The Biblical Review (@willhartbrown) is hosting the September carnival. Would you like to host a Biblioblog Carnival? Please email me (plong42 at gmail.com) and pick your month. I have a few spots open this year, and I am starting to fill in months for 2016 already. I would love to see some previous hosts return, but new blogs are encouraged as well.

Carnivals are a great way to attract attention to your site if you are new blogger, but more importantly it gives you a chance to…

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