NASHVILLE (BP) -- Protestant churches may be a little more diverse these days. And that's a good thing, their pastors say in a new study released today (March 20).
Eighty-one percent of Protestant pastors say their congregation is predominantly made up of one racial or ethnic group. That's down from 86 percent four years ago, according to the study conducted this past Aug. 30-Sept. 18 by LifeWay Research.
It's a small but significant step, said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research, in a nation where Sunday mornings often remain segregated. Read More