A quick round up of the positive underbelly of church internets over the last week… (May not be so positive)
Question of the Week. What is the Opposition to Trump?
Well, it seems that there was an interview between Franklin Graham, and Eric Metaxas during which it was questioned if opposition to Donald Trump is demonic…
During his November 21 interview with Graham, Metaxas, a Salem Radio Network talk-show host, asked the son of the late evangelist Billy Graham, “What do you think of what is happening now? I mean, it’s a very bizarre situation to be living in a country where some people seem to exist to undermine the president of the United States. It’s just a bizarre time for most Americans.”
Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, responded, “Well, I believe it’s almost a demonic power that is trying—”
At which point Metaxas interjected, “I would disagree. It’s not almost demonic. You know and I know, at the heart, it’s a spiritual battle.”The Atlantic
Read more over at The Atlantic.
Are Christians more likely to have babies?
I’ve wondered this for a while. (Seriously – the inside of my head is a weird place).
Turns out someone clever has done a study into it.
Religious Tweet of The Week
And its from Right Wing Watch…
What have I missed?
Obviously not including wrapping, buying, planning, eating, panicking over what to buy people, rushing to get to extra church stuff, hearing your wallet cry louder and louder…
Its the most wonderful time of year…
(Side note. I do enjoy Christmas more than this post lets on! Honest!)
We are about to enter the season of Christmas Carol Services in Churches around the world. Have you ever sat in one and felt that it felt oddly familiar? Maybe the service feels the same as a previous one, but with a few changes?
To help celebrate Christmas Carol services, and all they contain, give our Christmas Carol Service Bingo game a go!
Print out this PDF file, and share the cards out amongst everyone else on the back row. When you complete a row, shout out “Hark!”
Make sure you share a Mince Pie and some mulled wine while playing!
Make your own Bingo Cards here!