A commissioner to the General Assembly (our denomination’s national
meeting that happens every two years), came back to report on what he
did. He was a bit disappointed that he was on the church growth
committee. The first day they sat down and talked about how if the
church continues to decline at the same rate, then there will be no
members left in forty years.
The first time I taught an introductory
world religions class, one of the students was a quiet Afghan named
Mohammed. When it came time for oral presentations, Mohammed talked
about Jesus. As a devout Muslim, he knew a lot about his subject.
I'm not sure why I've missed this list for the last 14 years, but in my newsfeed this morning came the Beloit College Mindset List.
It is the compilation of two senior faculty members at Beloit College
in Beloit, Wisconsin and it attempts to help professors see the
generation gap between them and the inc