Archives for Aug 8, 2013 @ 12:06

Megachurches are a Megaminority

Thom Rainer’s very helpful list of SBC churches 1000 and bigger, and they are still less than 2% of the churches … which should remind us that “models” for churches ought to consider the typical rather than the atypical: By the way, the SBC has 46,000 churches, and 595 made this list. So approximately 1.3% [Read More…]

The Shadow System in Education

From WSJ: Mr. Kim works about 60 hours a week teaching English, although he spends only three of those hours giving lectures. His classes are recorded on video, and the Internet has turned them into commodities, available for purchase online at the rate of $4 an hour. He spends most of his week responding to [Read More…]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (RJS)

Ray Comfort at The Way of the Master released a new video – put it up on YouTube and made it available for purchase just after midnight Wednesday morning. The provocative title? Evolution vs. God. This trailer should give a bit of an idea what the video is like: You can find the entire video [Read More…]

Water of Division

John, who got nicknamed “baptizer” either to distinguish him from other Yohanans or to signal the importance of his baptism, baptized and Jesus baptized — or he insisted on his associates baptizing (John 3:22-26; 4:1-2; Matthew 28:16-20). These two sorts of baptisms are not found in the Jewish world in quite the same way as [Read More…]