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By Bob Smietana
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Americans don’t know much about theology. Most say God wrote the Bible. But they’re not sure everything in it is true.
Six in 10 say everyone eventually goes to heaven, but half say only those who believe in Jesus will be saved. And while 7 in 10 say …read more
By Martin King
Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist church staff members has exceeded the cost-of-living increase over the past two years. However, health insurance coverage continues to decline, according to the 2016 SBC Church Compensation Study.
The biannual study is a joint project of state Baptist conventions, GuideStone …read more
By Bob Smietana
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Since the 1950s, the IRS has banned preachers from endorsing candidates during church services.
Most Americans seem to like it that way.
Eight in 10 (79 percent) say it is inappropriate for pastors to endorse a candidate in church. Three-quarters say churches should steer clear of endorsements.
Yet fewer than …read more
The Exchange Show
On this podcast of The Exchange, Dr. John Sorensen, President of Evangelism Explosion International, a ministry that has trained millions of Christians around the world to share Christ, discusses the state of evangelism, research on evangelism trends, as well as myths and methods of evangelism. Also, Derwin Gray teaches on …read more
On this podcast of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, Cary Summers, President of the Museum of the Bible, spoke with Ed about the 430,000-square-foot nonprofit museum currently under construction in Washington, D.C. In 2017. Also on the program Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile talks to us about what it means to be …read more
On this podcast of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer:
Dr. Jason Peters, Associate Vice President for The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM). As a global voice for the persecuted church, Dr. Peters travels frequently to meet face-to-face with persecuted believers around the world and equips VOM to tell their stories. He …read more