Religion: Dying World

If an "unsaved, unwashed world is dying," it is not for lack of preachers to minister to it. What shall they say ? Most, today, talk of Depression. Some endeavor to be cheery, smart, topical. Others are modern, "humanistic." Of the group who preach the real oldtime religion, none is more zealous than a towering, white-haired patriarch of the Northwest, Dr. Mark Allison Matthews. Pastor of the world's largest Presbyterian church (Seattle's First, with a congregation of 7,886), he spoke forthrightly to his brothers last week. In The Presbyterian he wrote:

"The pulpit is to blame for the apathy and conditions...

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