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What to pay the pastor? Take the survey

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  Books, Church, Entertainment, Featured, Polls, Products  /  No Comments

CAROL STREAM, Ill. (WordNews.org) Feb. 9, 2017 – It can be a sometimes thorny issue: What do you pay the pastor? Richard Hammer, author of the 2017 Church & Clergy Tax Guide, says compensation planning for ministers presents a number of unique tax issues that aren’t understood well by church leaders and their advisers. He […]

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Book: ‘Love Your Work’

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Books, Entertainment, Polls  /  No Comments

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WordNews.org) Jan. 31, 2017 – A new Gallup poll says 7 in 10 people either hate their jobs or feel totally unengaged with their work. Crown Financial Ministries president, Robert Dickie III, says he may have the answer to alter that statistic in his new book “Love Your Work: 4 Practical Ways You […]

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Pew: Jews are most educated, followed by Christians

By   /  December 23, 2016  /  Featured, Polls  /  No Comments

(WordNews.org) Dec. 23, 2016 — A new survey shows Jewish people are the most educated among major faith groups, followed by Christians. The Pew Research Center noted that Jews undergo 13.4 years of formal education, while Christians study for 9.3 years. Those receiving the least amount of formal education include Muslims and Hindus, with 5.6 […]

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Poll: Americans are splintered and have difficulty crossing the divide

By   /  March 11, 2016  /  Church, Featured, Polls  /  No Comments

VENTURA, Calif. (WordNews.org) March 11, 2016 — This will come as a shock to almost no one: America is splintered. However, just how divided may surprise some. According to Barna, most Americans say they would have a difficult time carrying on a conversation with a Muslim (73 percent), a Mormon (60 percent), an atheist (56 […]

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Half of American evangelicals view Islam as violent religion

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Polls  /  No Comments

VENTURA, Calif. (WordNews.org) April 26, 2013 – Sixty-two percent of evangelicals say they have an unfavorable view of Islam and 39 percent have a “very unfavorable” view of the religion, according to the latest Barna Group survey. The results come less than two weeks after the Boston marathon bombings. Much attention has been given to […]

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What are the most—and least—‘Bible-minded’ cities?

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Featured, Polls  /  No Comments

VENTURA, Calif. (WordNews.org) Jan. 23, 2013 – There’s no surprise that according to Barna Group’s latest survey, the South remains reigning champs in terms of being the most Bible-minded. But if you thought New York City or Las Vegas would be fighting for the bottom of the list, you may be surprised. Barna conducted 42,855 […]

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83% of Americans support ‘significant abortion restrictions’

By   /  January 11, 2013  /  Featured, Polls, Pro-life  /  No Comments

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WordNews.org) Jan. 11, 2013 – Four decades after the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationally in its controversial Roe v. Wade ruling, 83 percent of Americans say they back significant restrictions. A new KofC-Marist Poll shows support for significant abortion restrictions has increased by 4 points since last year — rising from 79 […]

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96% of churches in U.S. serve local community, feeding and clothing poor, survey says

By   /  January 6, 2013  /  Featured, Polls  /  No Comments

CAROL STREAM, Ill. (Jan. 6, 2013 – A new survey finds that despite the economic downturn, 96 percent of all churches in the United States are involved in some form of relief work in their communities, feeding and clothing the poor. The survey also found that 58 percent of churches in the U.S. provide hands-on […]

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