Bucket Drops – 10/14/11

After a quiet few weeks or so on the news front, there’s been a lot going on over the last 2 weeks, below are some of the ones I’ve found more interesting.

75 percent of Pastors believe Mormonism is not Christianity.  I don’t know whether the numbers in this survey are encouraging or discouraging.  Even given 1000 pastors, that still leaves 250 who fail to realize the differences between the two religions.

Survey: Bible readers prefer word-for-word over thought-for-thought translation.  This is kind of surprising given how many churches/people use translations such as the NIV.  One can only hope a shift to more literal translations is reflective of more serious Bible study.  For more info, check out this post I wrote on translations.  It provides some helpful insights into the discussions.

How Mormon is Mitt Romney? This is a good article highlighting the chief differences between Mormonism and Christianity, following up the post here yesterday. 

Obama to Gay Group, we’re not done yet. Continuing to disappoint.

Millennial data challenges youth leadersAmerica’s Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2000, possess world-changing potential, youth leaders were told during a national conference in Nashville, Tenn.”  Of 78 million millennials, only 15% profess to be Christian.  Can you say Unreached People Group?

6 reasons young people leave the church Interesting, though I’m going to say the real #1 reason that young people leave the church is that they are unconverted.

The video below is of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players

 

Husker Football Players Share the Gospel – FCA from Three Pillars Media on Vimeo.

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