Saturday, June 11, 2011

Baptisms Fall Again

Southern Baptists are baptizing fewer people than in the last 60 years. The number fell in 2010 by 5%, according to the new Annual Church Profile compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources. There were 332,321 baptisms in 2010, down from 349,737 in 2009. Membership is also down .15% from 2009. That's the 4th drop in a row.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

National Antem Offlimits

Goshen College will no longer allow the national anthem played at sporting events. The pacifist college in Indiana says the song's military-themed lyrics run afoul of pacifist beliefs.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Jerusalem: City of David

In the video below, 60 Minutes reports from under the city of Jerusalem at a controversial archeological dig that has become a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.