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When Christian teens in the U.S. need guidance, advice or spiritual conversation, they seek out one person more than all others, a study found. Their moms. […] Read More

The number of U.S. adults who never read the Bible increased in 2019, while readers expressed a preference for the Christian Testament over the Hebrew Bible, two new reports found. […] Read More

Presented with eight evangelism approaches, only around half of U.S. practicing Christians are “completely comfortable” with various expressions of evangelism, a survey found. […] Read More

Practicing Christians are not seen as ideal conversation partners on matters of faith, a report says. Few listen without judgment or forcing a conclusion and let others draw their own conclusions. […] Read More

While nearly all Christian millennials affirm sharing about Jesus is part of their faith, nearly half also believe it’s wrong to share with someone of a different faith in an effort to convert them. […] Read More

U.S. clergy most frequently cited matters related to human sexuality when asked what they feel limited and what they feel pressured to address, a study found. […] Read More

Younger generations in the U.S. are more likely to see morality as fluid and changing, a new report finds, with the younger group being twice as likely to hold that view over older adults. […] Read More

Parishioners place significant trust in their pastors when it comes to addressing poverty, a Barna Group report says, with 54 percent saying they “definitely” trust their pastor’s opinion. […] Read More

Among significant portions of U.S. Christians, a widespread false dichotomy exists that views “faith” as distinct from service, action and vocation. […] Read More

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