Are you above or below average?Of the 800 million people on Facebook worldwide, the average user has 130 friends. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
83% of employees report going to work even while sick.69% of employees report work is a significant source of stress.41% say they typically feel tense or stressed during the workday.52% of employees report they have considered or made a decision about their career such as looking for a new job, declining a promotion or leaving
More than 8 out of 10 couples who live together will break up either before the wedding or afterwards in divorce. About 45% of those who cohabit do not marry. Couples who do marry after living together are 50% more likely to divorce than those who did not. Only 12% of couples who began their
Who’s Missing from Small Groups? Men:60% of those who meet in small groups for prayer or Bible study are women. Single Adults:Two-thirds of those who attend small groups are married. 20- and 30-Somethings:Two-thirds of those who go to small groups are 45 or older. Small Church Attendees:Those attending a church of at least 500 people
Do you feel like you spend enough time with your kids? Mothers23% Too little68% Right amount Fathers46% Too little50% Right amount (Pew Research) 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
I intentionally spend time with other believers in order to help them grow in their faith. 42% Agree31% Neither agree nor disagree28% Disagree “It is as if church goers arrive to sit together as spectators for a game rather than arriving as player-coaches who work together and develop each other’s game.”Scott McConnell, director of LifeWay
7 Common Comments Non-Christians Make About Christians: 1) Christians are against more things than they are for. 2) I would like to develop a friendship with a Christian. 3) I would like to learn about the Bible from a Christian. 4) I don’t see much difference in the way Christians live compared to others. 5)
It is inevitable that same-sex marriage will become legal throughout the United States. 64% Agree24% Disagree12% Don’t Know 63% agree that pastors should be allowed to refuse to officiate same-sex weddings.58% agree that photographers should be allowed to refuse to work for same-sex weddings.40% agree rental halls should be allowed to refuse use for same-sex
Frequency of Simultaneous Usage While Watching TV: Tablet42% Daily28% Several times a week11% Several times a month07% Once a month or less12% Never Smartphone40% Daily13% Several times a week10% Several times a month14% Once a month or less24% Never E-Reader14% Daily45% Several times a week14% Several times a month13% Once a month or less14% Never
Top 6 reasons regular churchgoing teens disconnect from the church after age 15: 1) Churches seem overprotective. 2) Teens’ and 20-somethings’ experience of Christianity is shallow. 3) Churches come across as antagonistic to science. 4) Young Christians’ church experiences related to sexuality are often simplistic, judgmental. 5) They wrestle with the exclusive nature of Christianity.
Next to drug trafficking, human trafficking is the No. 2 largest organized crime today. 8 Ways Your Church Can Fight Slavery 1) Freedom Sunday (notforsale.org) 2) Pray 3) Create Awareness and Educate 4) Localize the Issue 5) Educate on a Screen Before or During Worship 6) Lead a Donations Drive 7) Support Fair-Trade Products 8)
Millennials (Gen Y, Gen Next, Gen Net, Mosaics, Echo Boomers)1984-2002Key events: 9/11, war against terrorism, economic recession, Asian tsunami, Hurricane KatrinaPsycho-graphics: confident, self-expressive, liberal and not religious, wary of human nature and cautious Gen X (Busters, MTV Generation)1965-1983Key events: Challenger explosion, fall of the Berlin Wall, Gulf War, Oklahoma City bombing, Columbine shootingPsycho-graphics: significantly smaller