(RNS) — In previous studies, researchers found pastors were more skeptical of human-caused climate change.
(RNS) — Only 12% of U.S. Protestant pastors say that they strongly or somewhat agreed with the idea that Christians can speed up the return of Christ by supporting geopolitical changes mentioned in the Bible.
(RNS) — There’s both good news and bad news in the numbers in the latest LifeWay survey, which asked Protestant churchgoers wide-ranging questions about sexual misconduct and the church.
(RNS) — But equal percentages of black and white young adults say they currently attend a congregation regularly, a LifeWay Research analysis shows.
(RNS) — There are, in fact, many evangelicalisms and each has a different center and different boundaries.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) — The survey by LifeWay Research offers a detailed look at Protestant pastors’ attitudes and actions related to abuse and harassment.
(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
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.