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Does College Cause Young Adults to Lose Their Faith?

Glenn Stanton:

Dedicated Christian parents work hard and pray diligently that their children will develop a strong and growing faith in their years at home. It’s one of the most rewarding parts of parenting to watch this happen, and we want to make sure that faith continues to flourish as they leave our homes and go out into the world. That is why one of our greatest fears is that the secular university and its aggressively atheistic professors will lead our kids like away from the faith. Many Christian parents avoid secular schools for this very concern.

But do the years and experiences of college actually contribute to our young people losing or walking away from their faith? The answer – and the reasons for it – might surprise you.

Get God in Our Midst in today’s $5 Friday at Ligonier.org

Two eBook editions (ePub and MOBI) of God in our Midst by Daniel R. Hyde are on sale in today’s $5 Friday sale at Ligonier.org. Also on sale:

  • Jesus the Evangelist by Richard D. Phillips (hardcover)
  • Creation or Chaos: Modern Science and the Existence of God teaching series by R.C. Sproul (audio and video download)
  • Where Wisdom is Found by J.V. Fesko (paperback)

$5 Friday ends tonight at 11:59:59 PM Eastern.

Blue Like Orthodoxy: When Donald Miller met G.K. Chesterton

Matthew Lee Anderson:

…it strikes me as, well, surprising that Miller is commending Chesterton so highly to us.  Especially given that in the same paragraph he chastises those inclined to exhort people toward thoughtfulness for attacking people because they “won’t submit to their linear, black-and-white view of life.”  Such titans are gone indeed, but Miller’s own approach isn’t going to bring them back.

I’m a pastor again!

David Murray shares some wonderful news:

I’ve been waiting a long time to write this post, but I’m now so happy to report that I’m going to be a pastor again. Last night I received and accepted a call to be the pastor of Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church, which I’ll combine with being a Professor at Puritan Reformed Seminary.

7 Marks of a False Teacher

Tim Challies:

No one enriches hell more than false teachers. No one finds greater joy in drawing people away from truth and leading them into error. False teachers have been present in every era of human history, they have always been a plague and have always been in the business of providing counterfeit truth. While their circumstances may change, their methods remain consistent.

Here are seven marks of false teachers.

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