Russell E. Saltzman on senseless sermons:
The Peter Rahme Ministries in South Africa, 1985, managed a record of one hundred forty-four hours, but that was a kind of tag-team thing that involved twelve ministers, each preaching two-hour stints over six days and nights. It is said the preaching saved one young man from suicide by jumping off a fourteen-story building. Funny, I would have thought one hundred forty-four hours listening to back-to-back sermons might have produced the opposite effect, but, you know, whatever works.
Also today, Joshua Gonnerman on why Matthew Vines is wrong about the Bible and homosexuality:
Matthew Vines has made a name for himself. He took two years off from college to study the question of homosexuality and the church. At the end, he came out bearing what he takes to be good news: Same-sex sexual activity is not contrary to the teaching of the church, or so he tells us.