Most US Christians Call Nation ‘Christian Country’

Most US Christians Call Nation ‘Christian Country’

A majority (67%) of self-identified Christians in the U.S. affirm that “historically, the United States has been a Christian country,” according to a Barna Group report published June 30. This is a four-point increase from 2019, when 63% affirmed this view. In 2021,...
Bible Reading, Prayer Most Common in Southern US Cities

Bible Reading, Prayer Most Common in Southern US Cities

The U.S. cities where Bible reading and prayer are most common are located in the south, according to a Barna Group report published June 2. Monroe, Louisiana, located in the northern portion of the Pelican State, had the highest reported weekly Bible reading at 64%....
What a ‘Followship’

What a ‘Followship’

The earliest followers of Jesus would be greatly baffled by what it means to be “Christian” today. The ever-changing lists of “essential” beliefs and organizational expectations would certainly be unfamiliar to those who encountered the radical love and grace of Jesus...