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Los estadounidenses tienen creencias religiosas contradictorias, según el estudio más reciente del Estado de la Teología

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Más de la mitad de los estadounidenses dicen que las creencias religiosas son una cuestión personal, y no de hechos objetivos. Y esto quedó claro al examinar las variadas y a veces contradictorias doctrinas teológicas que creen.

Americans hold complex, conflicting religious beliefs, according to latest State of Theology study

NASHVILLE (BP) – More than half of Americans say religious beliefs are a matter of personal opinion, not objective facts. And that’s made clear by examining the varying, and sometimes contradictory, theological doctrines they hold.

FIRST-PERSON: What’s fueling the divisions in your church?

NASHVILLE (BP) -- When asked their most significant struggle in this moment, pastors pointed to the disunity in their congregation.  Think about that for a moment.

Restoration, return unclear for adulterous pastors, new survey finds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When a pastor commits adultery, most of their fellow pastors believe they should withdraw from public ministry for at least some time.

Churchgoers confident in the Bible, but sometimes find it challenging

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Most churchgoers say they can address doubts others have about the Bible, but half admit they have problems understanding Scripture on their own. Despite repeatedly affirming confidence in their own abilities to explain and understand the Bible, a recent LifeWay Research study in partnership with Explore the Bible curriculum found 57 percent of Protestant churchgoers say they find it challenging to make sense of the Bible when they read it on their own.

Most churches cautiously holding services again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- Churches are gathering again, but services and programs remain drastically different from the beginning of the year. At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to previous surveys from LifeWay Research, Protestant churches across the U.S. stopped gathering in-person in a matter of weeks.

Churchgoers express hope, sadness over leaders who leave the faith

NASHVILLE (BP) -- In recent months and years, several high-profile Christian pastors and musicians have announced they no longer identify as Christian or believe in core doctrines of the faith. These public pronouncements are met with a mix of emotions from churchgoers, according to a new survey.

Pastors and churchgoers differ on sermon length estimates

NASHVILLE (BP) -- When pastors begin to welcome back their congregations to in-person services, they may want to consider offering them a shorter sermon. A study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research found Protestant pastors' estimates of their sermon lengths are shorter than the estimates of their congregations. Additionally, more than a quarter of churchgoers say their pastor typically preaches longer than they prefer.

LifeWay creates church assistance package

NASHVILLE (BP) -- As churches adjust to ministry in a post-COVID-19 world, LifeWay has developed a collection of resources to help them. The new Church Assistance Package from LifeWay is available for any congregation around the world and can be accessed at lifeway.com/churchassistance.

Few Protestant churches met in person for worship services in April

NASHVILLE (BP) -- As federal, state and local governments weigh relaxing stay-at-home guidelines, most churches continued to avoid gathering physically throughout April. Nine in 10 Protestant pastors say their congregations did not meet for an in-person worship service last month, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.