How do Millennial Christians Make Decisions?

Teleios Research conducted a survey by placing advertisements on InstaPray, a Christian Instagram account In total, 858 individuals participated, with the majority being: evangelicals (77%); college students (51%), females (67%), and 80% US residents. The average age was 23 ± 10 years.

New Poll: What Americans Really Think About Roe v. Wade

The Human Family Research Center, a nonprofit human rights organization, today released a national poll regarding the views of Americans on whether or not Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, should be reconsidered.

New Nonprofit Launched to Protect the Right to Pray for Free

Freedom to Pray, a new nonprofit dedicated to advocating on behalf of individuals of all faiths who are being forced to end their participation in prayer groups through free conference line services due to T-Mobile’s new $0.01 per minute fee, announced its launch today at the annual National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Orlando.

Compensation Survey Will Help Churches Set Fair Pay

Findings from a national survey on church compensation will be used to create one of the best-known resources for church compensation reports—the Compensation Handbook for Church Staff. This resource is published by the Church Law & Tax Team of Christianity Today and helps church leaders determine a fair wage for pastors around the country.

Group Launches Project: ‘Let’s Say Merry Christmas Again’

Evangelist Alveda King (Director of Civil Rights for the Unborn), Dr. Day Gardner (President of National Black Pro-Life Union), Rev. Dean Nelson (Board Chair of the Douglass Foundation) and Rev. Walter Hoye (Founder of Issues 4 Life) invite one and all as we celebrate the true reason for the season which is the birth of Jesus Christ.

Churches Turn to Digital Solutions as Giving Decreases Nationwide

The State of the Plate surveyed nearly 1,600 pastors, leaders and laypeople to assess the current state of giving to churches in America. This year’s constituency-based survey was a collaborative research project by Brian Kluth’s MAXIMUM Generosity ministry and leading church technology providers, Tithe.ly, Elvanto, ChurchOS, Apollo Apps and ChurchMag.

Churches Turn to Digital Solutions as Giving Decreases Nationwide

The State of the Plate surveyed nearly 1,600 pastors, leaders, and laypeople to assess the current state of giving to churches in America. This year’s constituency based survey was a collaborative research project by Brian Kluth’s MAXIMUM Generosity ministry and leading church technology providers , Tithe.ly, Elvanto, ChurchOS, Apollo Apps, and ChurchMag.

Evangelicals Call on President-elect Trump to Protect and Safeguard Religious Freedom

Ministers ask that Mr. Trump clarify his position on a Muslim Database and ensure that no one is targeted or forced to register because of their religious beliefs.

Christmas Story Collection Presents Holiday Fiction

Sarah Kay Bierle’s newest book, “With Gladness: A Christmas Story Collection” entertains and inspires individuals and families as it features holidays in America’s past.

Online Christian Retailer Gives Platform to Give While Shopping

Christian online retailer SonGear (SonGear.com) has launched a platform that allows customers to support the cause of their choice while shopping. SonGear Effect provides shoppers with the ability to choose from nine different Christian causes as they shop. The customer’s cause of choice will then be given a charitable donation of 2.5 percent of the purchase price – directly from SonGear, without increasing purchase price. This is on top of 10 percent of profits, which SonGear donates annually toward Christian charities around the world.

Couple Visits All 50 Capitols with Election Eve Warning

Howie and Debbie Campbell, a singer-songwriter team, have a message for American Christians. It’s an election-year plea, but not about politics. In a miraculous musical tour, they have already taken it to the steps of all 50 state capitols — including Alaska and Hawaii.

Church Giving and Membership Declines Don’t Erase Potential for Good

Long-term declines in church member giving and membership continued in 2014.

Christian Leaders Publish Special Report on Faith and Economics

Thirty-two Christian leaders from business, political, cultural, and theological sectors have come together with The Washington Times and the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE) to publish a special report on faith and economics, entitled, “Faith at Work: Economic Flourishing, Freedom to Create and Innovate.” The report features opinion editorials from each leader and is printed inside today’s edition of The Washington Times newspaper. The report will be distributed to some 10,000 leaders in Washington, D.C., including every Congressional office, and has the potential to reach millions in print and online.

Christian Leaders Publish Report on Faith and Economics

Thirty-two Christian leaders from business, political, cultural, and theological sectors have come together with The Washington Times and the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE) to publish a special report on faith and economics, entitled, “Faith at Work: Economic Flourishing, Freedom to Create and Innovate.”

Experts Say Divorce Impacting Religion’s Decline

Much has been said about younger Americans tending to shy away from religion in much greater numbers than previous generations, but now, researchers think they may have found the culprit.

Bonuses, Salary Trends Discovered in Groundbreaking Survey

Leadership Network, in conjunction with Vanderbloemen Search Group, has just released the 2016 edition of its widely popular large-church salary report. Titled “12 Salary Trends Every Church Leader Should Know: 2016 Large Church Salary Study” authored by Warren Bird, Ph.D., the report offers the most comprehensive, cross-denominational financial perspective ever amassed about large churches in North America. Available at leadnet.org/salary.

‘Churches Making Movies’ Film Festival Empowers Emerging Movement

The Churches Making Movies Christian Film Festival (CMMCFF) will host hundreds of movie goers in Elizabeth, New Jersey, October 7-9 when it screens over 20 faith-based films and presents its Annual Ultimate Red Carpet Event where Mrs. America 2014 is the keynote speaker and The Resurrection of Gavin Stone is the feature film.

Church Growth Todays Releases 100 Largest Churches List

America’s small churches under 400 attendance still dominate the nation’s church landscape both in number of churches and in total attendance. The number of the smaller churches still make up more than 90 percent of all U.S. congregations. John Vaughan (photo), founder of Church Growth Today research and consulting in Springfield, Missouri, has listed and ranked both America’s 100 largest and 100 fastest growing evangelical and Protestant churches since 1980. His 2016 Church Growth Today 100 largest churches list also includes the 200 fastest growing churches by actual attendance gain (net). Average weekend attendance for the 100 largest churches list begins at 9,000 and the 200 largest churches list begins at 6,000 attendance.

Armor of God Jewelry Campaign

Realm Design, the Australian jewelry company headed up by Sydney-based husband and wife team launched their Kickstarter campaign on the 5th of August with very encouraging results.

What Is the State of Religious Freedom Around the World?

This week, the U.S. State Department released the religious freedom portion of its 2015 Annual Report on International Freedom.

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