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Recent numbers on female senior pastors, abortion, and the megachurch.

Senior pastors of Protestant churches who are female, double the proportion of a decade ago.
Of all female senior pastors, those who are in mainline churches.
Of all male pastors, those who are in mainline churches.
Source: Barna Research

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Self-described liberal Democrats who say abortion is a critical issue.
Liberal Democrats who said this a year ago.
Source: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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Americans who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases,
Americans who said this last year.
Source: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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Megachurch pastors who are involved with a sports league outside their church
Megachurch pastors who are part of a denomination.
Source: Leadership Network

Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier Go Figure postings from October 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009, January 2009, December 2008, November 2008, October 2008, September 2008, and earlier issues.

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