Christians Need to Study the Bible More Often

“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God,“  Jesus says (Matthew 4:4). We know we need natural foods for our physical body. But also we need spiritual food for our inner being because it is spiritual. Also, just as we will become physically weak if we […]

Study: Most Christians Seldom Share Their Faith

Recently, the results of an extensive discipleship research project aimed at measuring spiritual maturity in churchgoers was released. LifeWay Research identified eight attributes that were consistently evident in the lives of maturing believers. Among these attributes, “Sharing Christ” was found to have the lowest average score among Protestant church attendees. Their poor performance in such an […]

Study: Number of Donors Giving Online Increases to Almost 60%

Having an ample supply of financial contributors is the lifeline of charities and many nonprofit organizations. It should be no surprise that during our sluggish economy the past several years these organizations have been feeling the impact of the economy. But there is some noteworthy news. According to a recent study commissioned by Dunham+Company, the […]

Poll: Confidence in the Church/Organized Religion Declining

Gallup’s annual Confidence in Institutions survey for this year was conducted 7-10 June 2012. The results were published last Wednesday. Gallup has been conducting this kind of survey since 1973, and annually since 1993.  Participants were asked to tell how much confidence they had—great deal/quite a lot, some, or very little/none—in the list of institutions […]

How Most Christians Feel About Christian TV

A rather interesting article appeared last Thursday in Christian Today. It touches on how most Christians feel about Christian TV. According to the article, Pastor David Wright, chief executive of DoersTV.com, polled his channel’s more than 100,000 Facebook fans. He wanted to know how they felt about Christian TV. According to him, 90 percent of the feedback […]

Study: Mormonism among the Fastest Growing Religious Groups in America

According to The 2012 Religious Congregations and Membership Study released last Tuesday, Mormonism is now the fastest growing religion in 26 states in America. The second fastest growing religious group, according to the study, is Muslims.The study was conducted by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. According to the report, the Mormon Church, […]

Poll: Most Americans Say Religious Liberty Not Threatened

  In a pluralistic society, where the various entities vie for what they believe to be their due, it should be understandable that a particular group may feel that its rights or liberties are being threatened. During the on-going Republican candidates’ debates and campaigning, the subject of religious liberty has come up not a few […]

Movies Promoting Conservative/Biblical Values a Hit in Hollywood

  Who says Americans are not interested in content that promotes conservative values and biblical values? According to Movieguide, movies falling into these categories are bigger money makers than movies that fall in the ”liberal/leftist” category. Movieguide rates movies using more than two dozen criteria. It identified 91 films that scored high in the “conservative/moral” […]