The State of the Bible 2012 – Some Reflections

Last week, I put up a brief summary of some recent findings on “The State of the Bible 2012.” These findings are the result of an in-depth survey commissioned by the American Bible Society. (You can download a PDF of the study results here.) Today, I want to offer some reflections on this survey. First, [Read More…]

The State of the Bible 2012

So, how is the Bible doing these days? Are people still believing it? reading it? Still holding it in high esteem? Or, in our increasingly secular culture, is the Bible going the way of the Sears Catalog and VHS tapes? The American Bible Society recently commissioned an in-depth survey the seeks to answer these questions [Read More…]

What is a Church?

Part 1 of series: What is a Church? What is a Church? Biblical Basics for Christian Community “What is a church?” Now that seems like a easy question, the sort of question one might answer in an simple sentence or two. “A church is a building in which Christians meet for worship,” is one obvious [Read More…]