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  • Survey: Evangelical label, beliefs often at odds

    by Bob Smietana, posted Wednesday, December 06, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- About one in four Americans say they are evangelical Christians. Most of them are white, live in the South and identify as Republican. Many go to church every week.

    But they're not always sure what they believe.

    Fewer than half of those who identify as evangelicals (45 percent) strongly agree with core evangelical beliefs, according to a survey by LifeWay Research released Dec. 5. Read More

  • Scott McConnell to lead LifeWay Research

    by LifeWay Christian Resources & BP Staff, posted Friday, June 24, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Scott McConnell has been named executive director of LifeWay Research, a Nashville-based evangelical firm specializing in surveys about faith in culture and matters affecting the church.

    McConnell, 45, succeeds Ed Stetzer, who will join Wheaton College's faculty July 1 as The Billy Graham Distinguished Endowed Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism in addition to serving as executive director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at the Chicago-area college. Read More

  • Pastor salaries not keeping pace

    by Marty King, posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist pastors has not kept pace with inflation over the past two years, while salaries for other full-time ministers and office staff increased at a rate higher than national inflation. Read More