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U.S. Protestants Regularly Invite Others to Church

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults in Protestant and nondenominational churches have invited someone to church in the past six months, a LifeWay report says. […] Read More

Here’s How Often Half of U.S. Adults Read Their Bibles

More than twice as many respondents said coffee was a ‘daily necessity’ compared to those who said the same thing about the Bible, a report says. […] Read More

Profiles in Goodwill: Greg Milligan

Greg Milligan is executive vice president at Harney Management Partners LLC in Austin, Texas, a board member of / Baptist Center for Ethics and a member of First Austin, a Baptist community of faith. […] Read More

Facebook Leads the Way in Digital Evangelism Efforts

Facebook leads the way among social media outlets when it comes to evangelism on digital platforms, the Barna Group says. Almost nine out of 10 who witness online do so through personal posts. […] Read More

Confidence in Church, Organized Religion Continues to Dip

While the church and organized religion ranked fourth in Gallup’s Confidence in Institutions report, they dropped another 3 points to an all-time low of 38 percent. […] Read More

The Reason Half of U.S. Protestants Would Switch Churches

Protestant churchgoers in the U.S. do not change membership often. However, more than half said that a change in doctrine would be the likely reason they would make a switch. […] Read More

Profiles in Goodwill: Aaron Weaver

Aaron D. Weaver is communications director for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, where he is editor of fellowship! magazine and the CBFblog. Where did you grow up? Vidalia, Georgia, on the nearby campus of Brewton-Parker College, where my parents were faculty/staff. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why? Psalm 24:1. My […] Read More

Politics Influences How You View, Work to End Poverty

A person’s political leaning influences their perspective on poverty and how they work to address poverty, according to a Barna Group report released on June 19. U.S. adults who self-identify as political liberals were nearly twice as likely as those identifying as political conservatives (37 percent to 19 percent) to be “extremely concerned about global […] Read More

Global Displacement Reaches Record High in 2017

The number of displaced persons increased by 2.9 million in 2017, bringing the global total to 68.5 million and a record high. That’s according to the United Nations Refugee Agency’s annual “Global Trends: Forced Displacement” report published on June 19. Of the 68.5 million displaced persons, 25.4 million were refugees, 40 million internally displaced persons […] Read More

Profiles in Goodwill: Rob Sellers

Rob Sellers is emeritus professor of theology and missions at Logsdon Seminary and chair of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Pensacola, Florida, (until seventh grade) and Tampa (through high school graduation), where my dad was a Baptist pastor. What is your favorite verse, book or […] Read More