Compared to other colleges, students at evangelical institutions end up gaining the most knowledge of world religions. One of the negative stereotypes of evangelical colleges is that they keep students in a religious “bubble.” But new survey data shows that these schools are particularly effective at teaching students about other faiths, and that this exposure to outside traditions is actually correlated with a deeper commitment to their own beliefs. The Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS)—a panel study that surveys the same students before, during, and at the end of their college career—measures basic knowledge about world religions….

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways, says the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 Our faith must be the eyes we use to see what we cannot see. The unseen, the unknown, the questions without answers… (If God had put every answer in the Bible, we wouldn’t need faith, and our Bible would be so big we couldn’t carry it!) God told us what He wanted us to know and called on us…