Tags: Bobby Gilles, worship, song, singability, melodic range, intervals, space, symmetry, right key, When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, Chris Tomlin Most worship leaders agree that songs for congregational worship should be "singable," a made-up word that means "easy for a congregation to sing together." But it is tempting for many of us to subtly ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 02 June 2014 / Personal Character
Tags: John Burke, maturity, leader, prayer, Word, Bible, ministry, connected, God's Spirit, community, confessing, Bible, Reveal survey, reading, reflecting The single best practice to change your spiritual life is ...? Before I tell you what research says, let me tell you what I've noticed in my own life and watching others over 25 years of ministry. About ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 / Relationships
Tags: Thom Rainer, pastors, guests, blindness, survey, Chuck Lawless, grade, mystery guests, perceptions, real experiences, reality, slippage, relationships, feedback, positive In my blog, I have referred many times to my days of church consultation, particularly those experiences where we sent one of our consultants to be a first-time guest in a church. He or she would return ... [ +++ ]
Tags: african-american,barna group survey,church,ministry,volunteer,women
Women and African-Americans are more involved in church group activities than other American Christian demographics, according to a recent Barna report. The survey also found that older, married ... [ +++ ]
Tags: abortion,christians,pro-life,survey,young adults ... numbers of Americans with moderate or unsure opinions have increased since previous surveys in the 1990s and early 2000s.
“The data suggest that among some Americans, though certainly not all, the issue ... [ +++ ]
Tags: catholicism,denomination,latinos,survey,trinity college ... 2008 about religious identification. During this time, the estimated U.S. Latino population more than doubled in size from 14.6 million to 30.9 million. Reflecting this growth, in 1990, the Latino community ... [ +++ ]
A new Barna survey of teenagers revealed that most students place a more immediate emphasis on careers, travel and faith than they do marriage.
The study asked teens what they think their lives ... [ +++ ]
Tags: adults,americans,barna group,christians,church,identity,survey,unchurched
Nearly two-thirds of all unchurched adults—people who have not attended a church activity in the last six months—identified themselves as “Christians,” according to a recent study by the Barna ... [ +++ ]