I was driving down Main Street and saw a tent pitched outside of a residence that was next to the downtown business district. A bunch of teenagers were milling about. There was a podium, and it looked like someone was reading from it. A sign said, “I ate them.com.”
Of course that aroused my curiosity, so I went to the site and saw that the reference was to Jeremiah 15:16, about “eating” the Word of God. What was going on downtown was a Bible reading marathon!
The website, designed I assume by the group, featured a video, produced I assume by the group, which gave two different perspectives on the Bible from atheists as well as believers, and then challenged people to read the Bible for themselves to form their own opinion.
The site also included evangelistic and apologetic material, with links to other sites on these topics, as well as Bible-reading resources.
In a day of stupid youth group tricks, I thought, this was an ingenious, fun, and meaningful project!
Imagine my surprise yesterday to learn. . .
Keep reading Veith’s article to find out what so astonishing to him!