Sunday, February 13, 2011

Hiking thru the Holy Land

by Steve Ray on February 13, 2011

Hiked thru the mini-Grand Canyon of Wadi Qelt from Jericho toward Jerusalem visiting St. George’s Monastery built it the cliff. Video soon.

Tomorrow I hike up Mount Tabor (Mount of the Transfiguration). More soon.

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Evangelicals Dropping Out

by Steve Ray on February 13, 2011

A friend named Lenny wrote:

I find this article interesting because what has filled many Evangelical Churches are people  who were previously Catholic.   And when I have run into these people they would tell me  they “used to be Catholic” and would want to tell me their story.

The number of people attending church services have been down in the Catholic Church and especially in the main line denominational Protestant Churches.   And this took place at a time when Evangelical Churches were growing.

Now it appears that numbers of people attending Evangelical Churches are going down at the rate of one  million a year.  I have also talked to people who said they “used to be Evangelicals” and now it appears there will be more ex-Evangelicals in the world.

http://www.washtimes.com/news/2008/sep/21/americans-leaving-churches-in-droves/

Many of these Evangelical drop outs are coming back to the Catholic Church! I spoke with many of them last weekend at my conference!

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