Guest / Limited Access /

Politics

86% Protestant pastors who say the government should not revoke a church's tax exemption if a pastor endorses political candidates.

84% Protestant pastors who believe that pastors should not endorse political candidates.

Evolution

Self-identified evangelical pastors on whether the earth is 6,000 years old:

No answer: 13%

Strongly agree : 29%

Somewhat agree: 19%

Somewhat disagree: 12%

Strongly disagree: 27%

Self-identified evangelical pastors on whether God used evolution to create people:

No answer: 3%

Strongly agree: 8%

Somewhat agree: 10%

Somewhat disagree: 9%

Strongly disagree: 70%

Ministry

Protestant pastors on how many close friends (not in their immediate family) they have within their church:

12%: 0-1

4%: 1-2

10%: 1-3

38%: 3-5

16%: 6-10

18%: 11


Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier "Go Figure" postings from October 2011, September 2011, August 2011, July 2011, June 2011, May 2011, April 2011, February 2011, January 2011, December 2010, November 2010, October 2010, and earlier issues.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Tags:
From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Also in this IssueArchaeology's Rebel: Bible in One Hand, Spade in the Other
Subscriber Access Only Archaeology's Rebel: Bible in One Hand, Spade in the Other
Eilat Mazar is unafraid to claim archaeological finds of biblical proportions.
TrendingWhy Most Pastors Aren’t Answering Your Phone Calls
Why Most Pastors Aren’t Answering Your Phone Calls
It's one the great mysteries of ministry. Why do pastors have such a bad reputation for answering or returning phone calls? Here are 9 reasons.
Editor's PickThe Good (and Bad) News About Christian Higher Education
The Good (and Bad) News About Christian Higher Education
‘Christian colleges are as strong as they’ve been since the 1920s,’ says historian William Ringenberg. But there are challenges on the horizon.
Christianity Today
Go Figure
hide thisNovember November

In the Magazine

November 2011

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.