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11 Percent of Pastors Say Church Attendance Is Close to Pre-COVID Numbers

11 Percent of Pastors Say Church Attendance Is Close to Pre-COVID Numbers According to the latest survey by the Nashville-based LifeWay Research Center, the majority of Protestant churches in America have held in-person services in September but attendance has not been the same as it was before the COVID-19 pandemic.The survey, which was released Tuesday,... Read more

76 Percent of White Evangelicals Approve of President Trump’s Job Performance: Poll

76 Percent of White Evangelicals Approve of President Trump's Job Performance: Poll 76 Percent of White Evangelicals Approve of President Trumps Job: PollAccording to a poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, evangelicals are the only major group of religious demographics to approve of President Trump at 76 percent, or three in four white evangelicals.... Read more

58 Percent of Americans Oppose Democrats’ Court-Packing Proposal, New Poll Finds

58 Percent of Americans Oppose Democrats' Court-Packing Proposal, New Poll Finds Americans support the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and oppose the court-packing proposal by Democrats to increase the size of the high court, according to new surveys.A majority of likely voters 58 percent say they oppose the proposal to increase the... Read more

Orthodox Jews Back Trump Over Biden by Huge Margin, 83-13 Percent, Poll Shows

Orthodox Jews Back Trump Over Biden by Huge Margin, 83-13 Percent, Poll Shows More than eight in 10 Orthodox Jews in the United States say theyre planning to vote for President Trump over Democratic nominee Joe Biden, according to a new survey commissioned by the American Enterprise Institute that reflects a major swing toward Trump... Read more

53 Percent of Protestant Pastors Plan to Vote for Trump: LifeWay Research Poll

53 Percent of Protestant Pastors Plan to Vote for Trump: LifeWay Research Poll A new poll by LifeWay Research has found that more than half of American Protestant pastors will vote for Trump in the 2020 presidential election.The results found that 98 percent of pastors will vote in the presidential election while 2 percent will... Read more

62 Percent of Voters Say Judicial Nominees Should Not Be Questioned about Their Faith: Poll

62 Percent of Voters Say Judicial Nominees Should Not Be Questioned about Their Faith: Poll A new poll by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy reveals that just 30 percent of registered voters believe Supreme Court nominees should be asked about their religious beliefs. Of the remaining 70 percent, 62 percent believe they should not, and 8 percent... Read more

44 Percent of American Christians Believe the Bible Is ‘Ambiguous’ on Abortion

44 Percent of American Christians Believe the Bible Is 'Ambiguous' on Abortion The eleventh report of the annual American Worldview Inventory 2020 by the Cultural Research Center of Arizona Christian University found that over four in ten American Christians hold to the belief that the Bible is ambiguous on the hot button topic of abortion.According... Read more

‘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

New Poll: 61 Percent of Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Trump | RELEVANT

A new poll from LifeWay Research found that most American evangelicals are still in the tank for President Donald Trump, although clear divides are growing increasingly evident along racial lines. Evangelicals remain some of Trump’s most loyal supporters, with only 29 percent of evangelicals saying they plan on voting for Joe Biden with 61 percent... Read more

61 Percent of Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Donald Trump, Survey Finds

61 Percent of Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Donald Trump, Survey Finds According to a new online poll from LifeWay Research, just 2 in 10 evangelicals plan to vote for Senator Joe Biden in the Presidential Race.According to The Christian Post, the reason is between party and racial disputes and not which candidate aligns more... Read more

46 Percent of White Evangelicals Backing Biden Say Their Close Friends Are Voting for Trump

46 Percent of White Evangelicals Backing Biden Say Their Close Friends Are Voting for Trump Christianity Today reports that most Biden-supporting white evangelical Christians say many of their friends are voting for President Trump.This comes from a Pew Research Center poll that, according to Christianity Today, found that "White evangelicals who back Biden are about... 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

30 Percent of Professed Christians Are Not Motivated to Address Racial Injustice, Barna Group Finds

30 Percent of Professed Christians Are Not Motivated to Address Racial Injustice, Barna Group Finds (RNS) As racial tensions have risen in recent months, a new report reveals that some Christians are becoming less motivated to act on racial justice, and an increasing share say there is definitely not a race problem in the country.Christians... Read more

22 Percent of Evangelicals Believe in ‘Gender Fluidity,’ Report Finds

22 Percent of Evangelicals Believe in 'Gender Fluidity,' Report Finds A new survey showing that one in five evangelicals believes in gender fluidity suggests that many Christians are following the culture instead of Gods Word, according to a prominent Christian college president.The LifeWay Research State of Theology poll, conducted for Ligonier Ministries and released Sept.... Read more

Report: 93 Percent of BLM Protests Have Been Peaceful | RELEVANT

Good news for people who say they technically support Black Lives Matter but just can’t support “riots” or “property damage.” A new study says that 93 percent of BLM protests have been entirely peaceful, meaning you’re now free to link arms with those protesting police brutality that disproportionately impacts Black Americans and support the dismantling... Read more

62 Percent of Americans Say Jesus Is Returning to ‘Judge’ Everyone, Poll Shows

62 Percent of Americans Say Jesus Is Returning to 'Judge' Everyone, Poll Shows Two-thirds of Americans say they believe the Bibles account about Jesus bodily resurrection, although most also deny Scriptures teaching that He was God, according to a new LifeWay Research survey that shows adults in the U.S. holding conflicting views on Christianity and... Read more

75 Percent of Churches, Christian Organizations Stayed Open Thanks to Paycheck Protection Program

75 Percent of Churches, Christian Organizations Stayed Open Thanks to Paycheck Protection Program The coronavirus relief Paycheck Protection Program was instrumental in keeping 75 percent of churches open and other Christian organizations fully-staffed amid the government lockdowns nationwide. This is according to a survey by Vanderbloeman, which collected data from over 900 churches in a... Read more

98 Percent of American Adults Who Support Socialism Also Reject a Biblical Worldview, Survey Finds

98 Percent of American Adults Who Support Socialism Also Reject a Biblical Worldview, Survey Finds New research from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University shows that there is a widening gap in the worldviews of American adults as it shapes ones political beliefs and behaviors.According to the American Worldview Inventory 2020, 98 percent... Read more

‘Drifting Away’ from Scripture: 30 Percent of Evangelicals Say Jesus Was Not God, Poll Shows

'Drifting Away' from Scripture: 30 Percent of Evangelicals Say Jesus Was Not God, Poll Shows A majority of Americans and nearly a third of evangelicals say Jesus was a good teacher but was not God, according to a new survey for Ligonier Ministries that was conducted by LifeWay Research.All total, 52 percent of Americans say... Read more

Fox News Poll: 28 Percent of White Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Joe Biden

Fox News Poll: 28 Percent of White Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Joe Biden A recent poll released by Fox News shows that 28 percent of white evangelicals are planning to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the upcoming election.According to Relevant Magazine, this uptick is a 12 point lead on Hillary Clintons... Read more

Fox News Poll: 28 Percent of White Evangelicals Plan to Vote for Biden | RELEVANT Magazine

How will white evangelicals vote in November? There’s just no way of knowing. Some early polling has shown white evangelicals possibly showing up for Trump in an even bigger way than did in 2016, where 81 percent of them voted for him. Some polling has shown declining support. Some has shown little change at all.... Read more

Two-Thirds in U.S. Pray at Least Weekly and Only 15 Percent Never Pray, Poll Shows

Two-Thirds in U.S. Pray at Least Weekly and Only 15 Percent Never Pray, Poll Shows Nearly half of Americans pray at least once a day and three-quarters do so at least once a month, with most prayers focusing on their family and their country, according to a new survey.The poll found that 45... Read more

77 Percent of Conservatives Keep Their Views Private Due to ‘Political Climate,’ Poll Shows

77 Percent of Conservatives Keep Their Views Private Due to 'Political Climate,' Poll Shows A large majority of American conservatives say the political climate prevents them from saying what they believe, according to a new Cato survey that also shows liberals are far less likely to feel the need to self-censor.Cato asked Americans... Read more

50 Percent of ‘Very Liberal’ Americans Say Trump Donors Should Be Fired from Jobs

50 Percent of 'Very Liberal' Americans Say Trump Donors Should Be Fired from Jobs Exactly half of Americans who describe themselves as very liberal say a business executive who donates his or her own money to President Trumps re-election campaign should be fired, according to a new survey.The CATO/YouGov poll asked all Americans... 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

Anti-Christian Acts in France Up 285 Percent Since 2008, Observatory Says

Anti-Christian Acts in France Up 285 Percent Since 2008, Observatory Says A Vienna-based observatory has highlighted a sharp uptick concerning the anti-religious violence in France in the past 12 years. More recent incidents included last week's fire inside the historic Nantes Cathedral.At the present time, The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians... Read more

More Than 70 Percent of Churches Are Meeting Again, and Most Practice Social Distancing

More Than 70 Percent of Churches Are Meeting Again, and Most Practice Social Distancing Most Protestant churches in the United States have returned to in-person services, and most also are practicing social distancing by closing off certain seats to battle the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new LifeWay Research survey.More than 70 percent... 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

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds A Pew Research Center survey says that among white evangelicals, President Donald Trump holds a 72 percent approval rating.The rating is a drop of six percent since April, but the survey also found that 82 percent of white evangelicals say they... Read more

Forgiving the Last Ten Percent – Encouragement for Today – July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020Forgiving the Last Ten PercentMEREDITH HOUSTON CARRLee en espaolThen Peter came to Jesus and asked, Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times? Jesus answered, I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. Matthew 18:21-22 (NIV)Almost from the moment we said... Read more