When pastors begin to welcome back their congregations to in-person services, they may want to consider offering them a shorter sermon.
For the first time, a majority of Protestant pastors believe global warming is happening and caused by humans. "Fewer pastors are rejecting global warming and climate change out of hand," said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. Yet he finds pastors are still split
Almost 9 in 10 pastors see at least some current events matching those Jesus said would occur shortly before he returns to Earth, according to a new survey focused on Christian eschatology, or the study of end times.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- In the aftermath of several high-profile church shootings, around 4 in 5 Protestant pastors say their church has some type of security measure in place when they gather for worship, according to a survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LifeWay Research finds most American evangelicals believe Jesus’ Golden Rule applies to politics. Some, however, see the political realm leading up to the 2020 elections as no place for niceness.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- What began as midweek prayer meetings in the 18th century have become an accepted part of congregational life, a a study released Tuesday (Sept. 10) shows: Nine in 10 Protestant pastors say they have some type of activity on Wednesday night.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- According to a LifeWay Research study, pastors indicate the "worship wars" are subsiding. Also: pianos and hymnals are not obsolete, about half indicate using an organ or praise team. And 3-in-4 have paid for at least some of the musical portions of
NASHVILLE (BP) -- A LifeWay Research survey sponsored by the Center for Church Revitalization at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary found 3-in-4 Protestant churchgoers say they need other believers to help them to grow in their walk with God
NASHVILLE (BP) -- New Hispanic church works in the U.S. are reportedly seeing similar patterns of attendance growth and conversions as other church plants despite having a fraction of the financial support and training, and complications over immigration status, according to a new study released
Scott McConnell is executive director of LifeWay Research, the survey arm of the Southern Baptist Convention's LifeWay Christian Resources. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor interviewed McConnell in April during the annual convention of the Evangelical Press Association in Oklahoma City, Okla.