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Archive for the 'Evangelical Christians' Category

-Evangelicals Still Growing but Denominations in Decline?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

‘Lies, Darned Lies and Church Statistics’ We recently wrote about a poll that showed Baptists to be among the most favored denominations in America. Now comes this latest information that shows a decline in the the largest Baptist and evangelical denomination-Southern Baptist Convention by 200,000 or so last year. Meanwhile that latest data also shows […]

-Evangelicals: A Parting of the Ways Over Same-Sex Marriage?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Just a year ago we predicted that evangelical leaders and churches would soon be forced to choose which way they were going to go when it comes to same-sex marriage and homosexuality. This week Tony Campolo, professor emeritus at American Baptist-affiliated Eastern University and David Neff, former editor of Christianity Today came out in support […]

-Would Americans Rather Have a ‘Gay’ Over an ‘Evangelical’ for President?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

New research seems to indicate that most Americans would rather have a gay person than an evangelical Christian for president. Here’s the story from OneNewsNow: A religion and culture expert says a new survey showing that more Americans would accept a homosexual president than an evangelical commander-in chief, is indicative of a growing belief that […]

-Actually It’s ‘Cultural Christians’ That Are Really In Decline

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

      (Photo: courtesy of TripAdvisor) For years nearly every American (90%+) identified themselves as ‘Christian’ mostly because everyone they knew claimed it and besides as kids their parents took them to church at least at Christmas and Easter. In the mid 20th century after WWII everyone was considered to be a Christian unless they were […]

-Religious Affiliation in America: Overall Christian Decline but Evangelicals Still Strong

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The latest comprehensive research from Pew on Religions in America shows Christianity in decline since 2007 ( –7.8%) with a dramatic rise in the unaffiliated (+ 22.8%). Nevertheless, Christians still account for 70.6% of the population with all other religions at only 5.9%. So Christianity is still the dominant religion in America. Note; while Catholics […]

-Evangelical Church in Tennessee Comes Out For Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

And so it begins…a major evangelical church in Franklin, Tennessee (Nashville area) has now come out in support of Same-Sex marriage and in addition will now allow homosexuals to participate in leadership and worship positions.  It has already become a national ‘cause célèbre’ with a report of the change coming in Time: Three Sundays ago […]