LifeWay: Today, 45 percent of pastors see the economy as benefiting their church, while 35 percent say it is having no impact.
Eight in 10 Protestant pastors say the total offerings at their church this year are at or above last year’s levels.
Barna Group: Most employed Christians want to do good in their places of work—but not always in a way that stands out.
Barna Group: Caring about global poverty means caring about other issues.
Because the majority of Americans believe religious belief is more personal opinion than objective truth, beliefs will change over time.
Here's how pastors responded to my informal social media poll asking them about their favorite role.
Barna: One-quarter of Gen Z (24 percent) strongly agrees that what is morally right and wrong changes over time.
LifeWay Research: Pastors appear hesitant to identify with either of the political sides that have emerged in American politics.
LifeWay Research: Three-quarters of pastors (77 percent) say they speak about domestic violence at least once a year.
LifeWay Research: The #MeToo movement—and more public discussion of sexual and domestic violence—seems to have gotten pastors’ attention.