Religion: Young Pauls

St. Paul, greatest of missionaries, was responsible to no board of foreign missions. Boldly and zealously he went his own way. Today mission boards still hope for Pauls. They go recruiting for young ones, sometimes in big secular colleges, more often in small denominational institutions. But fewer & fewer young Pauls respond. A report on them issued last week, the final report of the indefatigable Laymen's Foreign Missions Inquiry, declares that young Pauls are fewer because college students today lack religious conviction, are no longer sure that the Christian message is better than...

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