From the ‘items you may have missed’ category:
- In keeping with our recent theme on alcohol, LaShawn Barber writes in World Magazine about sobriety. (Article behind a subscription wall.)
- Marriage turning upside down? Consider these articles from Great Britain: Polygamous Muslim unions on the rise in Britain and Leave definition of marriage alone, Muslims warn.
- Young people on a mission – not what you would first think, however: At Age 19, From Utah to Uganda – a very interesting article on Mormon Missionaries in Uganda.
- A little different kind of mission trip here: Ala. star Barrett Jones enjoys ‘every second’ on mission – a young footballer for Alabama, winner of the Outland Trophy, spends summers on Christian mission trips.
- How’s your theology doing? Research: Pastors, laity disagree on Gospel’s exclusivity – I wonder what fundamental Baptist ‘congregants’ might say to these questions.
- Turmoil on sexual issues among some erstwhile Southern Baptists: An Associated Baptist Press report: Christians lack consensus on sexual ethics, conference speaker says – A Baptist Press report on the same conference: Speaker: Avoid ‘proof texts’ for sexual ethics. Quote from the first article:
“Just one in five unmarried evangelicals age 18-29 say they are virgins, and 42 percent are in a current sexual relationship.”
Lots more news in the religious world over the last few weeks, but these items caught our attention.