Have you read this story yet?
The AP is reporting that most Americans don’t believe that their religion is the only way to get to heaven.
Here’s an excerpt:
The findings, revealed Monday in a survey of 35,000 adults, can either be taken as a positive sign of growing religious tolerance, or disturbing evidence that Americans dismiss or don’t know fundamental teachings of their own faiths.
In all, 70 percent of Americans with a religious affiliation shared that view, and 68 percent said there is more than one true way to interpret the teachings of their own religion.
“There’s a growing pluralistic impulse toward tolerance and that is having theological consequences,” he said.
To read more: Click Here
This is so disturbing and reflects a complete ignorance of one of the clearest teachings in the Bible.
In John 14: 5,6 we read:
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
I just finished a meeting with one of our ministry leaders. In our meeting we discussed the importance of a strong discipleship program as a part of our ministry.
I’m convicted that we must do more to give our people a strong foundation of biblical knowledge.
This article is confirmation that more churches should do the same.