[b]Americans not concerned about their spiritual condition[/b]Ventura, CA Most Americans value their faith and regularly engage in faith practices, surprisingly few say they have specific challenges related to the development of their faith. A national survey of Christian parents commissioned by Good News Holdings and conducted by The Barna Group discovered that four out of every ten Christian parents of children between the ages of 3 and 18 said they do not face any spiritual challenges in their life. Among those who identified the presence of any spiritual challenges, the most common issues related to the spiritual development of their children.When asked to identify their biggest personal challenges related to faith or spirituality, the most common response related to raising moral children or youngsters with a strong faith. In total, one out of every seven parents (14%) who identified themselves as Christian listed this as their spiritual challenge. ...read more: http://www.churchexecutive.com/Page.cfm/PageID/9809
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
If we're not being challenged, perhaps it is because we have not taken a stand for the cause of the cross and for the truth of God's holy Word.
_________________Martin G. Smith
Among those who identified the presence of any spiritual challenges, the most common issues related to the spiritual development of their children.
sojourner7If we're not being challenged, perhaps itis because we have not taken a stand forthe cause of the cross and for the truthof God's holy Word.moe_mac wrote:The different between modern christianity and the early christians they were willing to be persecuted when they spoke truth. Now we prohibit certain areas of discussion in the church and other places for fear of someone getting the feelings hurt.