Category Archives: Statistics & Facts

Parents are the explanation for the worldview held by today’s young adults

This is a lengthy post – over 3,000 words.  That means it will take you 10-15 minutes to read.  I thought about breaking it up into a series of posts, but each point builds tightly on the previous point – and … Continue reading

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Alexis de Tocqueville on Religion in 18th-Century America

If you want to measure the state of American spirituality, you need a point of comparison.  Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville supplied this standard when he published Democracy in America in the 1830’s – years of America’s youth. To Alexis de … Continue reading

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German Refugee Camps Prove Dangerous for Christians

An asylum is supposed to be a place of protection.  Yet Muslim migrants are threatening Christian migrants in German asylum centers.  Here’s an excerpt of the article:  It appears that little progress is being made in protecting the Christians, as … Continue reading

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Only 14% of U.S. families are “traditional”

This data is from the Pew Research Center. (a 2-minute read; 413 words) Source: Pew: Just 14 Percent of Families in the U.S. Structured Like the ‘Traditional’ Cleaver Family – Breitbart

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Costly beliefs: State squeezes last penny from bakers who defied lesbian-wedding cake order 

Here’s a reminder of the Klein’s case in a nutshell:  Husband-and-wife bakers fined $135,000 by the state of Oregon for the damages caused by their declining to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.  Can this be happening in America? Reverse … Continue reading

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Transgender Fad Rapidly Spreading In Primary Schools, ‘Clusters’ Emerging As Children Copy Friends

How the article begins: The number of primary school-aged children, some as young as four, beginning to “transition” their gender is rising rapidly in the UK. The popularity of the fad appears to be clustered, with children copying others in … Continue reading

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Gallup Poll Confirms Americans Losing Religion

Here are four key excerpts: While three-quarters of Americans still identify themselves as Christians, five percent fewer do so than seven years ago. Virtually the entire drop in Christian affiliation has been made up by growth of the religiously unaffiliated, … Continue reading

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While we are enjoying Christmas, Christians in China are being hounded 

This excerpt reveals why China’s Communist Party is renewing its coercive power against Christians: Foreign scholars estimate that there are 67 million to 100 million Christians in China — compared with 87 million Communist Party cadres. Yang estimates that China will be … Continue reading

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Democrats Becoming Less Christian

This article is based on the same recently-released Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape Study that I posted about yesterday (Americans Becoming Less Religious, Especially Young Adults). I know that many Christians are disappointed with the Republican party, and I understand that.  Indeed, … Continue reading

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Americans becoming less religious, especially young adults: poll | Reuters

The proportion of Americans who say they are “absolutely certain” God exists fell…to 63 percent in 2014 from 71 percent in 2007. Is it any wonder that faith in God has declined significantly in the last 7 years?  Think about … Continue reading

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