(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — While 85 percent of respondents said their church takes “good care of us,” 6 in 10 agreed that their family’s financial needs are not met by their church salary.
(RNS) — Scant percentages of the 1,000 Americans surveyed knew that church members teach job skills, help immigrants learn English or provide tax preparation assistance.
(RNS) They also don’t agree on whether faith or hate is the motivator for religious believers’ opposition to sexual freedoms.
(RNS) Just over half (53 percent) have read relatively little of it, and 1 in 10 haven’t read it at all.
(RNS) A new LifeWay Research survey also finds that most pastors have not addressed economic inequities in their communities or joined a public lament about racial injustice.
(RNS) Christmas on a Sunday can present a conundrum as pastors try to balance parishioners' sacred religious observance at church with family time at home.
(RNS) A new study suggests Americans as a whole hold seemingly incompatible beliefs on the nature of God and heaven.
(RNS) Researchers also found that fewer than half of Protestant senior pastors say their churches permit LGBT people to serve, even in limited ways.
(RNS) “Are a lot of Americans on a conscious journey to learn who Jesus Christ is? I don’t think so,” said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
(RNS) More than 80 percent of Christians believe their states should have laws that regulate payday loans, which have interest rates sometimes as high as 400 percent.
(RNS) Christians should "pick their battles" and fight for the rights of faith-based institutions, not "a faux ‘War on Christmas,'” said LifeWay's Ed Stetzer.
(RNS) Most people say God has no interest in smiting either team in the Super Bowl, a survey shows.
(RNS) If they voted today, 4 in 10 GOP Protestant pastors would pick "undecided." Democrats picked Hillary Clinton.
(RNS) Many say they found another calling, but a new survey shows the major pressures driving pastors out of the pulpit.