The U.S. District Court for New Mexico has dismissed all claims of misconduct against LifeWay Christian Resources, the Southern Baptist Convention and its Executive Committee, and the Glorieta 2.0 ministry that bought Glorieta Conference Center from LifeWay 18 months ago.
By Lisa Green NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Although most Americans believe church is on the decline, the overwhelming majority say they find value in attending. A new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research reveals an upbeat attitude toward churchgoing. Two-thirds of Americans think attendance is admirable, and nearly 9 in 10 call it acceptable. Only 11 percent […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – LifeWay Christian Resources has entered into a contract for the sale of their campus in downtown Nashville. Contract terms, including the sale price, have not been disclosed pending closing of the sale in a few months. The contract is with Uptown Nashville, LLC, a consortium of local and national developers formed specifically to […]
Christian broadcasters have a devoted following, with about two-thirds of weekly churchgoers and evangelicals saying they tune in to Christian radio and television on a regular basis.
Christian books have a similar use by churchgoers and evangelicals and Christian movies remain popular, with about 4 in 10 Americans having seen one in the last year.
But many Americans ignore Christian media.
Those are among the findings of a new study on the use of Christian media from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. The study, sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), included an online survey of 2,252 Americans and a phone survey of 1,009 Americans.
By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sunday morning remains one of the most segregated hours in American life, with more than 8 in 10 congregations made up of one predominant racial group. And most worshipers like it that way. Two-thirds of American churchgoers (67 percent) say their church has done enough to become racially diverse. And less […]
Most American churchgoers would rather attend church than watch their favorite football team. But a few diehard fans are willing to miss out on worship to watch a game.
About 1 in 7 churchgoers (15 percent) say they’d skip church in order to watch their favorite football team, according to a survey of 994 churchgoers from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
Race relations in America are better than they used to be. And most Americans see diversity as a good thing.
But there’s still a long way to go, according to two new surveys from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
Researchers asked 1,000 Americans and 1,000 Protestant pastors about their views on race relations. They found many Americans have mixed feelings about the state of racial diversity in the United States.
By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Christmas is a time for family, faith and a little bit of controversy. This year, it’s a set of atheist billboards featuring a fictional letter from a little girl who has lost her religion and says she’s too old for fairy tales. “Dear Santa,” the billboard reads, “All I […]
By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As the holidays approach, food pantries across the country will collect donations to help those in need. Chances are some of the folks who donate also know what it’s like to go to bed hungry. Nearly one in four Americans (22 percent) say their family has turned to a […]