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‘Alarming’: 52 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Reject Absolute Moral Truth

'Alarming': 52 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Reject Absolute Moral Truth A slight majority of evangelical churchgoers believe there is no moral absolute truth, while three-quarters think people are basically good, according to a new report that its authors call alarming.The poll by the Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University examined the views of... Read more

Black and Hispanic Churchgoers Concerned About Safety of In-Person Services

The Story: A new survey finds significant racial and ethnic differences in the perceived safety of attending religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Background: According the survey conducted by Pew Research in mid-July, nearly three-quarters of white adults (72 percent) who report they regularly attend religious services say they are very or somewhat confident... Read more

John MacArthur Welcomes Sunday Churchgoers to the ‘Grace Community Church Peaceful Protest’

John MacArthur Welcomes Sunday Churchgoers to the 'Grace Community Church Peaceful Protest' Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church is continuing to lead Sunday church services despite lockdown restrictions and threats of legal action.Prior to delivering his sermon this past Sunday, MacArthur welcomed congregants to the Grace Community Church peaceful protest which was met... Read more

Half of USA Churchgoers Admit They Have Confusion Over the Bible – Bible Gateway Blog

Despite repeatedly affirming confidence in their personal abilities to explain the Bible’s relevance, a 2020 LifeWay Research study reports 57% of Protestant churchgoers say they find it challenging to make sense of the Bible when they read it on their own. Even so, four in 5 express confidence in their ability to help others who... Read more

Study: The Bible Is a Source of Both Confidence and Confusion for Churchgoers | RELEVANT Magazine

While most regular churchgoers agree that the Bible has the answer for doubts and spiritual questions they have, about half also say they have a hard time understanding the Bible when they read it alone. That’s according to a new poll from Lifeway Research, in partnership withExplore the Bible. They found that 57 percent... Read more

57 Percent of Churchgoers Say the Bible Is ‘Challenging’ When Reading on Their Own

57 Percent of Churchgoers Say the Bible Is 'Challenging' When Reading on Their Own An overwhelming majority of Protestant churchgoers say they are confident they could address someones doubts about the truthfulness of Scripture, but many churchgoers nevertheless say they also find the Bible challenging at times, according to a new poll.The LifeWay... Read more

70 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Say ‘People Are Basically Good,’ Poll Shows

70 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Say 'People Are Basically Good,' Poll Shows Nearly seven in 10 Americans, including a majority of those who attend evangelical churches, believe people are basically good, according to a new survey by Arizona Christian Universitys Cultural Research Center.A total of 69 percent of U.S. adults agree with the... Read more

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will ‘Lead Others Astray’

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will 'Lead Others Astray' Churchgoers in a new survey say theyre concerned for the eternal destiny of Christian leaders who walk away from the faith but also for the many people they may influence by their stance.The LifeWay Research survey asked 1,002 American Protestant... Read more

Police Respond to Clash between Black Lives Matter Protesters, Churchgoers in New York

Police Respond to Clash between Black Lives Matter Protesters, Churchgoers in New York Police were called in after a clash on Sunday between Black Lives Matter protesters and churchgoers at a church in Troy, New York.Its unclear why protesters targeted Grace Baptist Church for demonstrations, but activists reportedly harassed church members.According to the... Read more

New Survey: 45 Percent of Churchgoers Prefer Sermons That Are 30 Minutes or Less

New Survey: 45 Percent of Churchgoers Prefer Sermons That Are 30 Minutes or Less When it comes to estimating a sermons length, pastors and churchgoers arent on the same page, according to two new polls.A total of 31 percent of Protestant pastors say their sermons are less than 20 minutes, according to a... Read more

Not all churchgoers have been faithfully tuning into services during the pandemic

Churches have moved their services online during the pandemic, but their flocks are not always tuning in, research has found(Photo: Unsplash/Oleg Magni)Nearly half of churchgoers haven't watched an online service in the last four weeks, and among those who have, only 40% say they've been watching services from their regular home church, according to recent... Read more

Research: Pastors and Churchgoers Have Very Completely different Concepts About How Lengthy a Sermon Is | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] At present in information that won't shock you, a LifeWay Analysis examine has discovered that in terms of sermon size, pastors and churchgoers have some fairly completely different concepts. Most Protestant pastors (round 54 p.c) assume the everyday sermon is between 20 and 30 minutes lengthy, and solely fourteen p.c assume the... Read more