• Sunday Morning in America Still Segregated – and That’s OK With Worshipers

    By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Sunday morning remains one of the most segregated hours in American life, with more than 8 in 10 congregations made up of one predominant racial group. And most worshipers like it that way. Two-thirds of American churchgoers (67 percent) say their church

    Sunday Morning in America Still Segregated – and That’s OK With Worshipers
  • Most Churchgoers Won’t Skip Church for Football

    By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Most American churchgoers would rather attend church than watch their favorite football team. But a few diehard fans are willing to miss out on worship to watch a game. About 1 in 7 churchgoers (15 percent) say they’d skip church in order to watch their

    Most Churchgoers Won’t Skip Church for Football
  • Americans agree U.S. has come far in race relations, but has long way to go

    By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Race relations in America are better than they used to be. And most Americans see diversity as a good thing. But there’s still a long way to go, according to two new surveys from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. Researchers asked 1,000 Americans and 1,000

    Americans agree U.S. has come far in race relations, but has long way to go
  • Christmas Goes Better With a Trip to Church

    By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Christmas is a time for family, faith and a little bit of controversy. This year, it’s a set of atheist billboards featuring a fictional letter from a little girl who has lost her religion and says she’s too old for fairy tales. “Dear Santa,” the billboard

    Christmas Goes Better With a Trip to Church
  • Most Americans Say the State Should not Define Marriage, but Half Want a Separation Between Church and State Roles

    By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn.— About half of Americans are ready for separation of church and state when it comes to weddings. Six in 10 say the government should not define or regulate marriage. And more than a third of Americans—and about a quarter of Protestant pastors—say clergy

    Most Americans Say the State Should not Define Marriage, but Half Want a Separation Between Church and State Roles

LifeWay Research: Enlightening Today’s Church with Relevant Insights

Transformational Discipleship – Canada

Through extensive testing (the largest research project of its kind ever done), the LifeWay Research team has discovered certain attributes visible in the lives of believers who are progressing in spiritual maturity. These eight attributes are biblical factors that consistently show up in the life of a maturing believer. SEE THE RESULTS