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Choice News MONDAY, MAR 9, 2009  |  6 comments
Most religious groups in USA have lost ground, survey finds
When it comes to religion, the USA is now land of the freelancers.

The percentage. of people who call themselves in some way Christian has dropped more than 11% in a generation. The faithful have scattered out of their traditional bases: The Bible Belt is less Baptist. The Rust Belt is less Catholic. And everywhere, more people are exploring spiritual frontiers — or falling off the faith map completely.


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Greatly blessed | TX  Find all comments by Greatly blessed
I think that there are several different reasons for this state. One, we have made Christainity a head knowledge religion of doctrine rather than knowing Christ and being conformed to His image. We want our own way; and not Christ's. We refuse to allow Him to use circumstances to mold us. We don't want to suffer. We want the good life. Read the authors of 150-200 years ago. Christianity was much different then. I think humanism has crept in as well. The American Heritage Children's Dictionary says meek is putting up with mistreatment patiently without getting angry; patient & humble. Not resisting, struggling or asserting oneself. Jesus said Come to me and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly. In Timothy, Paul says as good soldier of Jesus Christ is not concerned with the affairs of this life; but how we can please our master. How do we please Him? Read the Sermon on the Mount, the Gospels, the Epistles. Romans 12 is a good summation of the Christian life. We should be about our Master's business while we go about the life He has chosen for us learning of Him how to live, and move and have our being. How to respond to folks that come across our path. Let us learn of Him and go forth.
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Robert | North Carolina  Find all comments by Robert
God always has a remnant. There are plenty of articles making the rounds about the end of evangelicalism right now (just in time for Resurrection Sunday!). It happens every year. Satan wants to discourage us.

I think what is needed is for the church (and I mean by that the "called out ones") to stop spending their money on junk merchandise and instead open up and study their Bibles and start loving one another the way we're commanded to. If some of the million-dollar buildings many of these local assemblies have built are foreclosed on, that will be just fine with me. Sometimes the lessons we learn best are the ones that hurt the most...

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Barry from Ky. | Northern KY.  Contact via emailFind all comments by Barry from Ky.
Scott McMahan, you hit the nail square on the head. We've built these hugh temples and now we have to keep them filled to pay for all this stuff. So we make these hugh displays and update the music and try to make people feel good about themselves. I know many people that go to church, including deacons, that start talking about biblical things and they always end by saying, I really don't read the bible as much as i should. It's very disressing to see that it's more of a social event than experiencing the Spirit of God. I don't profess to have the answer, but I feel we are heading in the wrong direction.
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Religion for sale  Find all comments by Religion for sale
Scott McMahan wrote:
Organized religion over the last decade or so has become a merchandising machine designed to soak as much money out of members as possible. Christianity is largely a sales and merchandising machine using extremely sophisticated person tracking software packages to squeeze as much money out of rank-and-file members as they lurch from crisis to crisis. Eventually crisis mode catches up with you and people burn out. The crass merchandising of Christianity is a huge turn-off as people are bombarded with sales for books, CD, trinkets, videos, etc non-stop.
Sounds like the money-changers tables that Jesus overthrew at the Temple. I think He was angry.
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Scott McMahan | Internet  Contact via emailFind all comments by Scott McMahan
Who can blame them? Organized religion over the last decade or so has become a merchandising machine designed to soak as much money out of members as possible. Christianity is largely a sales and merchandising machine using extremely sophisticated person tracking software packages to squeeze as much money out of rank-and-file members as they lurch from crisis to crisis. Eventually crisis mode catches up with you and people burn out. The crass merchandising of Christianity is a huge turn-off as people are bombarded with sales for books, CD, trinkets, videos, etc non-stop. I'm surprised more people don't drop out -- don't they realize they're little more than walking piggybanks with donor ID numbers?
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News Item3/9/09 4:00 PM
RtG  Find all comments by RtG
"The percentage. of people who call themselves in some way Christian has dropped more than 11% in a generation. The faithful have scattered out of their traditional bases:"

Not exactly a surprise today is it?

The influence of the Bible is gradually becomming less and less.
The "churches" are disappearing off the local map in towns and cities.
The authority of the god of this world is steadily increasing.
The witness and preaching in many churches is certainly not sound doctrine.
Atheism, idolatry and cults are spreading. Not to mention the accompanying moral decline.

So it should be no surprise that the sign of all this, is less people called by God, in nations which reject Him.

Proverbs 29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall

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