members, click to sign in..

4,873 active users!!Bandwidth
THURSDAY
JUL 24, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -26 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  7/24/2014
FRIDAY, FEB 1, 2013  |  12 comments
Massive number of U.S. cities abandon Bible

In times of trouble, many people often wonder, “Oh, God. Where are you when I need you most?”

But with the nation facing drastic financial and social challenges in recent years, a new study ranking American support for the Holy Bible reveals an astounding 91 out of 96 U.S. cities – a whopping 95 percent – are not “Bible-minded.”

The study by the California-based Barna Group on behalf of the American Bible Society is based on 42,855 nationwide interviews, and defines “Bible-minded” people as individuals who typically read the Bible each week and who strongly assert Scripture is accurate in the principles it teaches.

Authors of the report say the definition captures action and attitude – those who both engage and esteem the Christian Scriptures, reflecting an overall openness or resistance to the Bible in the country’s largest markets. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.wnd.com

   06/22/14  |  New agers, neo-pagans gather to greet solstice • 24 comments
   05/10/14  |  School Has Kids Bow to 'Sun God' • 4 comments
   05/03/14  |  Atlanta church worships Beyoncé • 24 comments
   03/18/14  |  Wiccans File Lawsuit Against New Mexico City Over Ten... • 9 comments
   03/06/14  |  Dalai Lama to lead US Senate prayers • 19 comments
MORE RELATED ( PAGANISM ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/23/14  |  Obamacare Takes Devastating Blow as Appeals Court Throws Out Key... • 8 comments
   07/22/14  |  Christian Holocaust Underway in Iraq • 21 comments
   07/21/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.5.8 for Android Mobile... • 50 comments
   07/20/14  |  Christians Responsible for Most 'Hateful Internet Speech,' Says... • 108 comments
   07/19/14  |  Family Behind Hobby Lobby Has New Project: Bible Museum • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/24/14  |  As More Schools Ban Paddling, Others Defend It • 1 comments
   07/24/14  |  Peter and the Commissar — 50 Years Later • 1 comments
   07/24/14  |  This Guy Recently Revealed Big Plans to Change the Bible • 7 comments
   07/24/14  |  'Their God changes path of rockets in mid-air' • 9 comments
   07/24/14  |  Faith is a ‘virus’, columnist claims • 5 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 12 user comment(s)
News Item2/5/13 12:27 PM
John Beechy  Find all comments by John Beechy
Reading the scriptures with a heart of belief only makes one more radical in the eyes of the unbelievers and even other believers, and is quick to be labeled mentally ill.

Just recently I wrote a letter to the senior pastor of a local relig-ious assembly [aka, superintendent of a local school] and have been accused of being mentally ill, mostly for the greeting alone I am told, which went like so:

"Greetings in the name of the Judge of the quick and the dead, the blessed and only Potentate, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS, Jesus Christ."

And that folks, makes John Beechy a dangerous, insane man and father!

[Ok, I have learned that the 2 words together, religious plus assembly is not allowed. Pardon my shorthand slang, but WTH?]

12

News Item2/4/13 2:47 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Feudalism was a set of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries, which, broadly defined, was a system for structuring society around relationships derived from the holding of land in exchange for service or labor.
11

News Item2/4/13 1:04 PM
Lyn Starr  Find all comments by Lyn Starr
Excellent idea!

And in order to implement it for all 7 billion people on the planet we will now need a world government to collectivize the land and redistribute it to those poor people stuck in cities and unable to feed themselves. A sure recipe for success!

Be careful what you wish for.

jpw wrote:
they still think state and collectivism is going to save them?? 47 million on food stamps! with some land, and trust in God's Provision and some simple teaching, they could feed themselves. when the aid quits pouring out (Americans are basically dependent and on aid now, like a third world country, while raw milk farmers get swat teamed), maybe more questions will be asked. yet, I do meet many who are seeking to know God in some way.... Jesus said the harvest is ripe. my guess would be that many still seek -- with high immigration and mobility, this country has great opportunities for evangelism, even if huge corps don't want bibles in their hotel rooms. (mom and pop places, on the other hand, probably would).
10

News Item2/4/13 12:54 PM
jpw  Find all comments by jpw
they still think state and collectivism is going to save them?? 47 million on food stamps! with some land, and trust in God's Provision and some simple teaching, they could feed themselves. when the aid quits pouring out (Americans are basically dependent and on aid now, like a third world country, while raw milk farmers get swat teamed), maybe more questions will be asked. yet, I do meet many who are seeking to know God in some way.... Jesus said the harvest is ripe. my guess would be that many still seek -- with high immigration and mobility, this country has great opportunities for evangelism, even if huge corps don't want bibles in their hotel rooms. (mom and pop places, on the other hand, probably would).
9

News Item2/4/13 8:00 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Kevin, I was thinking about your post and wondered; maybe, just maybe, somebody took it and housekeeping missed replacing it. Next time I'm in a hotel, I'll take a look ti see if there is a Gideon.
8

News Item2/2/13 9:17 PM
kevin | ft. worth  Find all comments by kevin
Recently stayed in a hotel and there was no Bible to be found in the room. Very sad to me and an example of where we are heading.
7

News Item2/2/13 1:45 AM
CAS | S.Cal  Find all comments by CAS
I tend to find Barna numbers overly optimistic. Having lived in NYC, Philly, and now the LA area, I can't see any of these cities has close to 1/4 or more of their populations being "bible-minded."
6

News Item2/1/13 10:28 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
"The least Bible-oriented markets tend to be from the Northeast, especially the New England area."

"The lowest score came from Providence, R.I. at just 9 percent. Ironically, the city’s name actually refers to God’s divine providence. Albany, N.Y., is next from the bottom at 10 percent."

Yes, but we New Yorkers have hypocrite Andrew Cuomo in Albany as governor. You know, the one who just got more inane gun laws into effect, (because we have to save our children,) and a few days later, said abortion should be available throughout the entire 9 months of pregnancy. What a guy.

5

News Item2/1/13 9:13 AM
Mr b  Find all comments by Mr b
Amen wenthrop
4

News Item2/1/13 9:11 AM
Wenthrop  Find all comments by Wenthrop
Interesting quote from article;
"As a Baptist pastor in the South, I will acknowledge that many people have a shallow affinity for the Bible but have not had a life-changing experience (born again) with Jesus Christ. The South is going the way of the North as we continue to slip into a godless country. There was a day when the northern brethren of the faith believed the Bible, too. Gone are the days of ‘In God We Trust.’”

The fact is today that western nations including the US are becoming less and less influenced by the Bible. But why should God bless nations who murder babies in the womb and encourage people to ditch the Bible and legalize the abomination and other sins including desecrating marriage. "Signs of the times?" The most evil example of sin in action is the politics of western nations and these represent our government and chosen/elected leadership.

Come Lord Jesus, come soon.

3

News Item2/1/13 6:58 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
"The least Bible-oriented markets tend to be from the Northeast, especially the New England area...
The lowest score came from Providence, R.I. at just 9 percent. Ironically, the city’s name actually refers to God’s divine providence."

I live in Providence. RI and MA happen to have the most dense population of Roman Catholics.

The article served as a good reminder of how people only seem to call upon God when something goes horribly wrong or when they need a personal favor. When life is rolling along fine, however, it's, "God who?"

2

News Item2/1/13 12:24 AM
America  Find all comments by America
Headline should read :
Massive number of evangelical churches
abandon Bible!!
1
There are a total of 12 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Patheos: Calvinism = Wahhabism?
general: "pursuitotruth wrote: first, god controls everything that we do. so,..."
-7 min 28 
Christian Holocaust Underway in Iraq
pennned: "rand paul on cnn, 'we are where we are because we armed the syrian..."
-26 min 21 
Faith is a ‘virus’, columnist claims
pursuitoftruth: "let me breath in the gospel fumes! :)"
-29 min 


Audio Bible: Jeremiah 31

Jeff Arthur
Lots Deliverance and Rapture

Lessons From Lot
Sunday - AM
Elizabeth Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Godly Repentance
Mark Pannell

Sam Powell
Union with Christ

Colossians
First Reformed Church
Play! | MP3

Russ Sukhia
Nature of God, Pt 5 (revised)

The Nature of God (Revised)
Liberty Church, PCA
Transcript!Play! | MP4

Robert Rubino
1517 All Over Again!

Galatians 2:11-20
Fellowship Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Jason Cooley
Hollywood: Satanic Roots

Hollywood Series
Old Paths Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

E. A. Johnston
Underground Church In America

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Special Meeting
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Perfect Fulfillments Of Prophecies!

The Rise & Fall Of Islam, & the Papal Ant­ichr­ist, For­et­old In the Book Of Rev­el­at­ion!
ow.ly/zvwsg

Sermon: The doctrine of the Atonement
Rev David Silversides






                   
It is vain to accuse those whom God acquits. ... Thomas Manton

City: Austin, TX
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV New!
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.