The One Percent: Why So Few Pastors Quit A 'Brutal Job'
How 1,500 ministers feel about their past pulpits and current churches.
say their family resents the demands of pastoral ministry, and more than a third (35%) say the Although they typically work on others' traditional day of rest, 85 percent of pastors say they
Why You Shouldn’t Call That False Teaching a Heresy
How to tell which errors deserve the ultimate warning label.
Many scholars believe Paul is reciting a creed when he summarizes the truths “of first importance”: that Christ died for our sins, was buried, was raised on the third day, and appeared to
Morning Roundup 7/30/15
Saying No; Religious Freedom; Horse Soring
I first experienced the Brazilian approach where Seventh Day Adventists were passing out flyers on the hostile to religion, but with China and other large countries, nearly a third of the
Overworked, Underpaid, and Cautious about Science
A look at how evangelicals fared in the General Social Survey.
Mental health concerns also affect about a third of evangelicals, at least on an occasional basis. Three out of 10 said their mental health was not good for at least one day out of the past
What is the Gospel? A Look at 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
The gospel has been defined by many people in many ways. What does Scripture say the gospel is?
God punished Jesus so he can forgive us and not punish us. "That he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.". The
Burning Black Churches Rekindle Old Fears
(UPDATED) Two cases of arson found so far. Most weeks average five.
So far, at least two of the recent church fires—College Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Briar Creek Baptist Church in Charlotte, North One-third of the
Many Evangelicals Wary of Faith Requirements for Campus Groups
But few Americans want ministries like InterVarsity punished for sticking to convictions.
leaders. About a third (36%) said no. “The harm from these incidents is ongoing, as it continues to affect Chi Alpha's student members to this day.”. According
Morning Roundup 4/14/15
Time to Think; Global Christianity; Abraham Lincoln
Don't allow the menial tasks of the day to take precedence over the opportunity to see that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around the world, representing nearly a third of the
The Attempt to Sell Hispanic Evangelicals on Israel
At NHCLC convention, Jeb Bush gets more applause on Zionism than immigration or Spanish.
The three-day National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) meeting drew 1,500 attendees and evangelicals (62%) sided with Israel, as opposed to one-third (33%) of
The Church and Mental Illness Part 3: Pastors' Struggles and Churches' Support
In our final part of this series, we look at pastors' struggles with mental illness and the supportiveness of churches.
seeing that kind of honesty, it would not be easy to see that honesty in day-to-day ministry If you look at the third line down in the next graphic (and the graphic after that), you will see that