A Crisis of Biblical Proportions

By October 11, 2014 2 Comments

Slide1Canada is in a crisis, one which most Canadians are unaware.

Its not a crisis of cash based on the latest stock market crash. It is a famine.

A famine that is more dangerous than a lack of food.

It is unfolding in unexpected places – the homes and hearts of Christians.

Canadians in general and surprisingly, Christians in particular, have turned their back on the Bible.


Only 14% of Canadian Christians actually read the Bible at least once per week.  Over 75% of Canadian Christians seldom or NEVER read the Bible.

The Canadian Bible Engagement Study of 2013 revealed that:

  • Confidence in the Bible is at an all-time low.
  • Many Canadian Christians no longer believe that the Bible is the Word of God
  • Some Christians question the reliability and trustworthiness of the Bible


The Bible is a hope dispenser.

Your soul needs hope.

A rapidly declining familiarity with the Bible means the national hope level is silently ebbing towards a dangerous low. Without hope there is little wherewithal to face a minor National setback, let alone a major Global catastrophe.

What should you do?

Read the full article online at THE TESTIMONY here…

6 X 52

At North Pointe we have encouraged believers to turn the tide.

To follow a plan called 6 x 52.

It calls for believers to read their Bible six days a week – Monday to Saturday – and attend worship services on Sunday where the Word of God will be sung, prayed, preached, believed and obeyed.

Follow the reading plan here.

We offer a course to help people understand what the Bible is all about – “The Bible: What’s In It For Me?

Additional Bible-related posts:

“5 Controversial Qualities of the Bible”

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Bob Jones

Author Bob Jones

Pastor at North Pointe Community Church for 27 years. Happily married to Jocelyn for 38 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vinnie; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three gorgeous daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love being a pastor and inspiring faith in Jesus through communicating, blogging, counseling and coaching. I enjoy running, reading, writing and ball hockey. Fan of the Esks and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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