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Why Christians Should Care About the Novels Decline

For most of my life, Ive taken my love of novels for granted. Ive taken for granted that such a love needed no explanation or justification. But the more Ive written in recent years about the pleasures and gifts of reading literary fictionparticularly writing about these topics in Christian spacesthe more Ive come to see... Read more

Over half of pastors predict a decline in church attendance post-Covid

(Photo: Unsplash/Ral Njera)Over half of pastors think fewer Christians will return to church pews after the pandemic is over, a new survey by Barna suggests. Earlier this month, Barna's Church Pulse leader survey asked 422 Protestant pastors to predict the impact of Covid on church attendance. Nearly half (46%) are expecting attendance to have "declined... Read more

51 Percent of Pastors Expect Attendance to Decline Post-Pandemic, Barna Poll Shows

51 Percent of Pastors Expect Attendance to Decline Post-Pandemic, Barna Poll Shows A slight majority of pastors say they believe their congregation will experience a decline in attendance once the COVID-19 pandemic crisis is over, according to a new Barna survey.The poll, released Monday, showed a record-high 51 percent of senior pastors and executive pastors... Read more

Promise and Peril: The Decline of Religion in America

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Before the coronavirus pandemic, American religiosity had been in steady decline. When American religiosity peaked in 1960, one in two adults in the United States attended any religious service in a... Read more

Without Annual Meeting, Amid Decline, Southern Baptists Continue Debate on Race, Womens Roles

Without Annual Meeting, Amid Decline, Southern Baptists Continue Debate on Race, Womens Roles (RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention will not hold its annual meeting as it regularly does each June. But issues its members have long grappled with including race and the roles of women continue to be points of controversy in the... Read more

Is the Decline of Faith in America Slowing Down? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] For years now, the fastest-growing non secular demographic in America has been the “Nones” those that don’t declare any non secular affiliation in any respect. It’s been a supply of consternation for non secular leaders making an attempt to woo Millennials and Gen Zers into homes of worship establishments youthful People have... Read more

Research: Fewer People Are Giving to Charity (Probably) Due to the Decline of Faith | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Indiana College Lilly Household College of Philanthropy and Vanguard Charitable have launched the findings of new analysis evaluation that exhibits fewer People are giving to charity. In actual fact, the variety of adults in America who gave to charity dipped considerably from 2000 (66%) to 2016 (53%). For context, that comes out... Read more