6 Striking Trends Shaping the U.S. and World

Here are six notable demographic trends that will shape the future of the world and the church.

Research: Pastors Satisfied With Discipleship Efforts

Nearly two-thirds (65%) say they are satisfied with the state of discipleship and spiritual formation in their local church.

What Are Pastors’ Views on Illegal Immigration?

While 80% of pastors today say the government has the responsibility to stop illegal immigration, that’s down from 87% in a 2014 LifeWay Research survey.

Study: A Majority of Pastors Oppose Sports Gambling

LifeWay Research: Around 6 in 10 (59 percent) pastors agree it is morally wrong to bet on sports.

Are Churches Growing or Declining?

LifeWay Research found 6 in 10 Protestant churches are plateaued or declining in attendance.

Survey Names ‘Most Sinful’ States

WalletHub compared the 50 states across 43 key indicators of immorality.

Pastors Remain Optimistic About Church Growth

LifeWay Research: Seventy-nine percent of pastors say weekly worship attendance at their church will increase in the next five years.

What You Need to Know About Millennials, Gen Z and Social Media

There are striking differences between the ways millennials and Gen Z consume media.

Young Adults Leave the Church, Still Believe in God

LifeWay: Those who stopped attending church are more likely to say they believe in God, but are uncertain about Christianity.

Barna: Over Half of Churchgoers Don’t Know the Great Commission

Allen Yeh: We need a new "William Carey" moment in the church.