Religious Trends

Barna reports declining church attendance, Bible reading, volunteering among "born agains"

Study: Born-Again Christians Have Become Complacent
“Barna Group clarifies the ‘born-again’ category as comprised of people whose beliefs characterize them as born-again and not based on people calling themselves ‘born-again.’ This group is now at 41 percent of all Americans, an increase of six percent since 1991.”

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MacArthur: Grow Up. Settle Down. Keep Reforming. Advice for the Young, Restless, Reformed

It has been five years since Christianity Today published Collin Hansen’s article titled ‘Young, Restless, Reformed.’ Hansen later expanded the article into a book with the same title (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008). …”

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Gallup: "three in 10 Americans interpret the Bible literally, saying it is the actual word of God to be interpreted literally, word for word."

“A breakdown of the Gallup poll reveals that the majority of Americans believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God, rather than the actual word of God or a book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts.”

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