What’s more important…and what would make the biggest impact:
1) MORE believers? or
2) More real transformed existing believers?
Music can be an incredible agent for change within our hearts and souls. Music can inspire feelings of joy and also bring tears to our eyes. And every once in a while, I encounter a song with lyrics that just say KA-POW!
Recently this site published an article by Daniel Scholl where he said he “does not believe in the inerrancy of the Bible.” To say that readers reacted to this article would be an understatement. Many had strong reactions and voiced their views either as public comments on this site or as direct e-mails to the ministry. The overwhelming majority of views expressed were not in support of Daniel’s position.
Editors Note: Biblical inerrancy is an important topic. We’ve asked a few people to write on the topic (one supporting inerrancy and one rejecting inerrancy). This article is NOT a position statement on behalf of Changing the Face of Christianity. It is intended to stir your thoughts and engage you in discussion on this incredibly important topic. Read the PRO-Inerrancy article here, and please share your comments on whether you agree or disagree and why.
I hope everyone is having a blessed week and will encounter God in new and exciting ways in the days to come.
In next week’s article we will begin to discuss how the Bible is put together and what the different translations mean. But before we even get into those basic items there is one thing I think we should discuss: The Inerrancy of the Bible.
To some this may be an unfamiliar word. To many this is a touchy subject. First, let’s discuss what the word means. To believe in the inerrancy of the Bible is to believe that the Bible is perfect and contains no errors. Now the touchy issue: Whether or not you believe this can really affect your theology. Many feel that the Bible is perfectly written as dictated by God. [Read more…]
Changing the Face of Christianity Inc has released the results of a Christianity Quiz; an anonymous self-assessment scoring how well Christians live the teachings of Jesus Christ. E.g. The quiz answers the question: “How Christian Are You?”
Answer 10 multiple-choice questions and the quiz returns a score, indicating how well the person lives up to the Christian ideal as modeled by Jesus Christ. The results indicate if you are “Far from Christ”, a “Worldly Christian”, a “Good Christian”, or a “Spiritually Mature Christian”.
Over an 8 month period, from September 2011 through April 2012, Changing the Face of Christianity collected over 1,500 responses to their Christianity Quiz.
Here is a summary of the results: [Read more…]