Posts Tagged ‘churchgoers’

British churchgoers want serious sermons not jokes

Friday, May 13th, 2016

A poll has found that British churchgoers prefer clergy stick to serious topics in sermons rather than jokes or rambling anecdotes. The poll of 1400 regular churchgoing Christians found that they ranked explanations of the Bible as 27 times as important in a sermon as humour and “practical application” 42 times more highly than personal anecdote. Read more

Mixed voting messages for US churchgoers

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Just over half of American churchgoers have been encouraged by their pastors to vote in today’s presidential election, with less than 20 per cent of pastors supporting a particular candidate. Black Protestants have been nearly twice as likely as other Christians to hear about the election, and nearly half have heard voting messages favouring incumbent Read more