A Moscow court upholds the liquidation of the SOVA Center for committing “gross and irreparable violations” of the Public Associations law.
The recently released State of Theology survey states that “Americans often aren’t sure how to balance hot-button cultural issues with theological beliefs”.
The Dutch Bible Society releases a study on the meaning, reading habits and impact of the Bible in the Netherlands.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
A study shows that 26% of pastors have personally struggled with mental issues. Most leaders talk about mental health at church and feel equipped to provide help.
She was highly respected among evangelical churches and organisations in Spain. Among Luttikhuizen’s most important works is a history of the Spanish Protestant Reformation.
A survey identifies the interests, difficulties and hopes of young people, with religion playing a much less relevant role than in previous generations.
A survey shows that 73.1% of Danes see religion as a source of conflict, while only 8.4% believe it leads to peace.
While the state of Karnataka passes an 'anti-conversion' law, evangelicals denounce the government “is empowering lynch mobs to target the next Christian they see”.
A study by the Observatory for Religious Pluralism found that almost half of respondents, all from religious minorities, were discriminated against at work because of their beliefs.
The State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
The Talking Jesus report shows that non-Christians like Christians but not the church. It analyses how people come to faith and the conversations about Jesus between Christians and unbelievers.
The Talking Jesus research analyses “the evangelism landscape in the UK today”. 42% say they are non-practising Christians and 16% identify as agnostics or atheists.
A Barna study shows that 85% of the pastors believe missions is a mandate for all Christians, while the majority of the churchgoers (51%) said missions is a calling just for some.
A study of the University of Rio de Janeiro stresses that "a critical reading is needed" to face the circulation of false information in the digital media.
A 2022 report by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shows that Pentecostals are the fastest growing Christian denomination worldwide.
Spain as a model for research.
A new survey shows that “the vast majority of US evangelicals are largely satisfied with their church”. Outreach and in-depth teaching are the weakest of the 14 areas surveyed.
They fear being excluded and losing job opportunities, a research among members of ethnic and religious minorities in Norway shows.
Self-identified Christians were 73% of the population in 2011 - they are now 63%, says a Pew Research study. Protestantism is the faith group that has suffered the biggest secularisation.
Data published by the National Council of Evangelicals in France (CNEF) paints a picture about how French Christians see their workplace.
A Pew Research survey finds that a large majority of Americans believes in the existence of hell. Only four in ten Catholics and Protestants believe the Christian faith is the only way.
A multi-national Children’s Ministry Report warns that “there needs to be clearer communication and a stronger sense of purpose amongst all who are involved in children’s faith formation”.
A survey by the Pew Research Center shows that 25% of US protestants are in favour of state-church integration.
A report shows that closure was particularly acute in inner-city areas. “There is hope. We encourage people to find hope and relevance in their local churches”, researchers say.