Archives for Aug 25, 2011 @ 13:57

Better than the NBA

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Religious Softening: Mark Chaves

From Tom Breen: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite the prominence of religious believers in politics and culture, America has shrinking congregations, growing dissatisfaction with religious leaders and rising numbers of people who do not think about faith, according to a new study by a Duke University expert. In “American Religion: Contemporary Trends,” authorMark Chaves argues that [Read More…]

The Beginning of the Gospel (RJS)

I posted a couple of weeks ago on the NPR story about the controversy within evangelicalism regarding Adam and Eve – A Search for Acceptance? In this story Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, provided a clear proponent of the position for both a young earth and a literal historical [Read More…]

Sanctuary of the Soul

John Flavel, an English Puritan, said it well: The “greatest difficulty in conversion, is to win the heart to God; and the greatest difficulty after conversion, is to keep the heart with God.” Communion and intimacy with God emerge out of the graces resulting from time with God, praying to God and listening to God. [Read More…]