Pastors

American Worldview Inventory: Only 37% of U.S. “Christian pastors” have a “biblical worldview”

"...their prevailing worldview is best described as Syncretism, the blending of ideas and applications from a variety of holistic worldviews into a unique but inconsistent combination that represents their personal preferences. More than six out of 10 pastors (62%) have a predominantly syncretistic worldview." - CRC

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LifeWay research: Pastors don't link world events to speeding up return of Christ

"Around 1 in 8 Protestant pastors (12 percent) believe Christians can speed up the second coming of Jesus by supporting geopolitical changes mentioned in the Bible, with 5 percent strongly agreeing. Four in 5 pastors (80 percent) don't believe their support will have an impact on the timetable of Christ's return" - BPNews

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“While 75 percent of churchgoers ‘hold clergy in high regard,’ they aren’t as positive when it comes to personal attributes and character qualities.”

"Barely half consider clergy to be trustworthy, and only slightly more regard them as 'honest and intelligent.' Remember these are people who attend church at least once a month! Among those who seldom or never attend church, the respective numbers on those questions are 23 and 30 percent. The obvious question is why?" - BreakPoint

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