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The technology is able to analyse and report about the frequency of attendance, the mood, gender and average age of the people who attend a service.
Peruvian theologian Samuel Escobar analyses the decade from a missionary perspective: the changes in Christianity, the role of migration in evangelism, and the work for justice.
It might be more helpful to talk about Europe in the plural, to accept that there are probably several different versions of Europe.
An official survey shows that evangelicals are now 15.3% of the population. It is the faith group with the highest church attendance.
A report of the ‘Observatory of Laicité’ says the right to express one’s beliefs in public is protected by “internal and international laws”. Evangelicals are the faith group with the highest percentage of practicing believers.
Evangelicals are the only ones who have experienced a relative growth. There are 50,000 more than last year, the ISMU survey says.
1,400 of the 6,900 buildings in the country now serve other purposes: offices, museums, housing, etc.
“Nones” are a majority but cities are now more religious than rural areas, analysts say. Evangelicals grow to 1.6% of the population.
The Southern European country has transitioned from national Catholicism to secularism in only 25 years.
“Nones” represent 23.1% of the population, evangelicals 22,8%, and Catholics 23%. “Those of no religious faith will be the largest group in America in the next five years”.
Paul Copan, Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University, analyses why people leave the faith, and how they find reasons to return.
According to a survey conducted in the United Kingdom, the perfect Sunday “consists of waking up at 8:30 am to the smell of breakfast, a cuddle and three hours of television”.
For the first time in the history of the country where the Reformation began, there are more Catholics than Protestants.
A response to the Pew Research Center’s 2018 report, Being Christian in Europe.
To be strong in one area of religiosity does not guarantee that a person will be strong in other areas. Inconsistency may be evident in any one of the parameters of being Christian.
If you want to search and know God, his church is crucial.
Only 11 of the 31 church buildings will remain. “We are facing a crisis in the church […] the Kirk needs mission and outreach”, Reverend Ian Murray says.
The number of Britons who identify as Church of England has halved in fifteen years. Only 2% of those aged 18-24 identify with it.
According to a LifeWay Research survey, 46% of churchgoers prefer to attend a church where people share their political views.
The EKD reports that it lost 390,000 members in 2017, more than the Catholic church, which lost around 268,000. Both blame the decrease on Germany’s demographics.
Half of the respondents in the UK had a positive experience of Christians. The survey coincides with the launch of Faitheism, a book by Krish Kandiah.
One in four Western Europeans say they are atheists, agnostics or have no particular religion, says a new Pew Research study conducted in 15 countries.
The children born between 1999 and 2015 are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. Some of the biggest barriers to belief are the problem of evil and a perceived hypocrisy among Christians.
Large report shows that only 17% of Americans are white evangelical Protestant. Baptists are the largest denomination, and most of religiously unaffiliated citizens identify as secular.
The “British Social Attitudes” survey shows that 53% of the British describe themselves as ‘non-religious’. The decline in religious affiliation is hitting the Church of England particularly hard.