biblical worldview

Only 4 Percent of Christian Parents Have a Biblical Worldview, Poll Finds: Children Are 'Spiritually Disadvantaged'

Only 4 Percent of Christian Parents Have a Biblical Worldview, Poll Finds: Children Are 'Spiritually Disadvantaged'

Less than five percent of American parents who claim to be Christian possess a biblical worldview, new research out of Arizona Christian University found. The research also shows most parents today hold to a "syncretistic" belief system that blends multiple worldviews.

Over Half of Anglicans Believe Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Right': YouGov Survey

Over Half of Anglicans Believe Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Right': YouGov Survey

According to a new YouGov online survey, over half of Anglicans believe that same-sex marriage is "right" despite the church's opposition to the practice.

Is This Our Last Stand – Our Last Chance?

Is This Our Last Stand – Our Last Chance?

Is it our last stand—our last chance? Who knows? I'll let God answer that question, but as for me and my house and our church, we will serve the Lord and fight the good fight of faith. We will fuel the flames of revival. We will till the soil of our heart and prepare for the downpour of the Spirit. We will continue praying that God would rend the heavens, come down, and strengthen His church. When it's over, I want to be found lying exhausted on the battlefield rather than running in fear. How about you? If this is our last stand, will you finish strong?

Faithfully Different

Faithfully Different

In an interview with Shane Morris on the Upstream podcast, Natasha Crain pointed to the recent results of the American Worldview Inventory, conducted by George Barna and Arizona Christian University. According to that survey, just 6 percent of Americans hold a “functional biblical worldview,” meaning they gave recognizably Christian answers to questions like, Who is God? and What are human beings? and Is there absolute truth?

7 Biblical Concepts That Spiritual Abuse Corrupts

7 Biblical Concepts That Spiritual Abuse Corrupts

Spiritual abuse is so insidious because the logic behind it can often sound completely biblical. Of course, as Christians, we want to be obedient. Of course, we want to make godly use of our time and energy. But spiritual abuse takes advantage of our inclinations and twists Scripture and biblical concepts to gain power. Here are seven biblical concepts that spiritual abuse takes too far and corrupts:

Pew: Majority of Catholics, Mainline Protestants Say That Belief in God Is Not Necessary for Heaven

Pew: Majority of Catholics, Mainline Protestants Say That Belief in God Is Not Necessary for Heaven

A new Pew Research study recently found that most Catholics and mainline Protestant Christians believe that people who don’t believe in God can still go to Heaven.

3 Facts That Redeem Mortality

3 Facts That Redeem Mortality

The best way for us to respond to the omicron variant is the best way to respond to the reality of mortality every day: claim the fact that we have been adopted by the God who is now our Father and will make us his heir in paradise forever.

More Young American Adults, Especially the Religiously Devout, Are Choosing Abstinence

More Young American Adults, Especially the Religiously Devout, Are Choosing Abstinence

According to the 2021 General Society Survey by NORC at the University of Chicago, more American young adults under 35 years of age are having less sex than in past generations, especially among those who are religiously devout.

How Should Christians Respond to the Normalization of Sin?

How Should Christians Respond to the Normalization of Sin?

If we will pray for boldness to stand courageously and compassionately for biblical morality, our Lord will always answer our prayers (cf. Acts 4:29-31). If we will ask the Spirit to help us use our influence to lead others to truth and transformation in Christ, he will empower and employ us in ways we may not fully understand on this side of eternity (1 Corinthians 13:12).

Christians Must Work to Represent God before the World

Christians Must Work to Represent God before the World

Yesterday we looked at our nation through the prism of Hosea 4, identifying ways the sins of ancient Israel are being practiced and even celebrated in our secularized culture today. As a result, I noted, the divine judgment Israel experienced is one we are presumptuous not to fear for our country. America’s Christians therefore have a vital and urgent task. We are watchmen on the wall, warning those inside the city of impending danger (Ezekiel 3:17-21).