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Survey: Almost Two-Thirds of Young US Adults Don’t Know Six Million Jews Died in the Holocaust | RELEVANT

A new survey commissioned by theConference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) has found some troubling results about the contemporary understanding of the Holocaust among young American adults. Specifically, nearly two-thirds of the millennial and Gen Z adults aged between 18 and 39 did not know that six million Jews were killed in... Read more

Survey Reveals Many Evangelicals Hold Unbiblical Beliefs

The Story: A new survey reveals the theological beliefs of Americans about God, sin, salvation, heaven and hell, the church, and the Bible. And the results for evangelicals arent encouraging. The Background: The 2020 Ligonier Ministries’ State of Theology survey is a biennial survey conducted by LifeWay Research that takes the theological temperature of the... Read more

New survey reveals 1 million Iranian Christians – Mission Network News

Iran (MNN) Weve previously reportedabout the explosive growth of the underground church in Iran. How big is this church exactly? A new survey gives some stunning results. Mike Ansari of Heart4Iran says, For the first time, a secular organization has come up with unprecedented data to back up the claim of the missionaries. It is... Read more

Christian Church in Iran Is Believed to Have Nearly 1 Million Members despite Violent Persecution, Survey Finds

Christian Church in Iran Is Believed to Have Nearly 1 Million Members despite Violent Persecution, Survey Finds The State Department reports that Iran is the biggest state sponsor of terror in the world. And it is also one of the hottest recruiting and funding countries for Islamic terror. But even though it may be 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

Survey: Many US adults not familiar with the biblical story – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — A new survey suggests that while as many as half of U.S. adults do believe in some idea of eternal life (Heaven, bodily resurrection, etc.), a significantly lower number believes it comes only from the death and resurrection of Jesus. Its not that many people dont have contact with the Bible, Greg... Read more

Pandemic is a divisive issue in some churches – survey

(Photo: Pexels/Luis Quintero)To re-open or not to re-open during the coronavirus pandemic has become a "pressure point" for many churches, a new poll shows.  The survey by Lifeway Research asked 443 Protestant pastors in the US what they see as the greatest challenges for their churches at the moment.  Over a quarter of the pastors... Read more

Most Belgian doctors support after-birth abortion of disabled babies – survey

(Photo: Unsplash)'After-birth abortion' or infanticide for babies with a disability is supported by more than 9 in 10 Belgian physicians surveyed, a shocking new research paper into abortion attitudes has revealed. A poll of healthcare professionals in Flanders, Belgium found 93.6% of physicians surveyed "agree that in the event of a serious (non-lethal) neonatal condition, administering... Read more

Out with the old, in with the new? Survey reveals changing attitudes towards ‘Christianese’

(Photo: Unsplash/Gift Habeshaw)Older Christians may be comfortable with "winning souls" for Christ, but a new study by Barna suggests their younger counterparts could be squirming at such words. That's because Barna's latest research reveals that Millennials and Gen Z are more sensitive about the terminology used by Christians - popularly known as 'Christianese'.  Its report,... Read more

TV is the distraction of choice during Covid-19, not the Bible – survey

(Photo: Unsplash/Mollie Sivaram)People are escaping the challenges of Covid-19 by turning on the TV instead of reading the Bible, a new Pew survey has revealed.  Pew asked 10,211 adults what they were doing to help alleviate the stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Nine in ten said that watching movies or TV shows... Read more

Survey: Majority of American Christians Dont Believe the Gospel

The Story: A new survey finds that a majority of people who describe themselves as Christian accept a works-oriented means to Gods acceptance. The Background: A survey conducted by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University find that American adults today increasingly adopt a salvation-can-be-earned perspective. A plurality of adults (48 percent) believe that... Read more

Scripture engagement has fallen during pandemic – survey

(Photo: Unsplash/Kelly Sikkema)The switch to online services during the pandemic may have affected how much people delve into God's Word as new research by the American Bible Society has revealed a drop in Scripture engagement.  The organization's 10th annual State of the Bible survey reveals that engagement with Scripture has declined since the start of... Read more

Most evangelicals support women in preaching and teaching roles – survey

Nicole Honeywill/UnsplashA survey of evangelicals has found broad support for women in church leadership roles, including preaching from the pulpit on Sundays. In the survey by political scientist Ryan P Burge, 72.8% of respondents were supportive of women preaching on Sunday morning.  Eight in ten (81%) were happy to have women preach at women's conferences and... Read more

7 in 10 Evangelical Protestants Support Women Preaching during Church, Survey Finds

7 in 10 Evangelical Protestants Support Women Preaching during Church, Survey Finds A new survey shows that most evangelical Protestants support women taking on leadership roles in the church.According to Christianity Today, the survey from political scientist Ryan P. Burge found that 8 in 10 self-identified evangelicals said they agree with women teaching... Read more

Survey: Most Americans Aren’t Comfortable Going Back to Religious Services

Survey: Most Americans Aren't Comfortable Going Back to Religious Services (RNS) A new study examining Americans response to COVID-19 shows that with the exception of white evangelicals, a majority of Americans are not comfortable returning to in-person religious services.The results of the survey suggest that despite political pressure to reopen houses of worship... Read more

Most Churches Have Chosen Not to Return to In-Person Services, Survey Finds

Most Churches Have Chosen Not to Return to In-Person Services, Survey Finds  A new survey says that most churches have not returned to in-person services, and many are uncertain about the future of worship gatherings.The survey is from the Wheaton Billy Graham Centers Send Institute, Exponential, and the Association of Related Churches. Some 767... Read more

Most pastors supportive of anti-racism protests – survey

(Photo: Unsplash/Max Bender)The vast majority of American pastors support peaceful anti-racism protests, new research by the Barna Group has found. Protests have been taking place across the US since the death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. Of the 400 pastors surveyed by Barna, 76% said they believed churches should... Read more

Church Giving Has Rebounded despite COVID-19, New Survey Finds

Church Giving Has Rebounded despite COVID-19, New Survey Finds A new survey from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability shows that tithes and donations to most evangelical churches and ministries has stayed steady or grown despite stay-at-home orders across the nation.According to Christianity Today, in April, giving equaled or surpassed April 2019 giving... Read more

Racism on the agenda for most UK churches, survey finds

(Photo: Unsplash/Gabe Pierce)The issue of racism has been brought up in most churches since the death of George Floyd, a new survey by Premier Christian News has found. In the poll of nearly 500 Premier listeners, three quarters (74%) said their church had mentioned racism following the unarmed black man's death in Minneapolis last month. Only 18%... 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