Sign in or signup

4,654 active users!!Bandwidth
FRIDAY
DEC 9, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -36 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | $1 Signup!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  12/9/2016
TUESDAY, APR 28, 2009  |  1 comments
Study Examines Choice of Religion
More Americans have given up their faith or changed religions because of a gradual spiritual drift than because of disillusionment over their churches' policies, according to a study released yesterday that illustrates how personal spiritual attitudes are taking precedence over denominational traditions.

The survey, by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, is the first large-scale study of the reasons Americans switch religious affiliations. Researchers found that more than half of people have done so at least once.

Almost three-quarters of Catholics and Protestants who are now unaffiliated with a religion said they had "just gradually drifted away" from their faith. And more than three-quarters of Catholics and half of Protestants currently unassociated with a faith said that over time, they stopped believing in their religion's teachings. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.washingtonpost.com

Faith vs. presumption?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Evidences of Genuine Faith • Dr. Mark Minnick | 3/8/2011
•  Faith vs. presumption?Dr. Alan Cairns | 11/2/2009
•  Defending the Christian Faith • Ken Ham | 8/30/2007
•  Saved By Grace Through Faith • Jeff Noblit | 1/12/2007

   12/09/16  |  Chapel speaker terms Calvinism ‘Trojan Horse’ • 13 comments
   12/08/16  |  Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news • 29 comments
   12/08/16  |  Methodist Churches Converting to “Virtual Mosques” For Muslim... • 6 comments
   12/07/16  |  Pastors and Friends of Tullian Tchividjian Say He is Permanently... • 22 comments
   12/07/16  |  Protestants, Pastors Also Targeted by Turkey Post-Coup Crackdown • 1 comments
MORE RELATED ( RELIGION ) NEWS | MORE..
   12/09/16  |  Macy’s: We No Longer Donate to Planned Parenthood Abortion...
   12/07/16  |  YouTube bans Prager U video of Muslim denouncing anti-semitism... • 7 comments
   12/06/16  |  Ken Ham Responds to Muslim Reporter Who Asks if He's Going to... • 77 comments
   12/05/16  |  Can Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Really End Common Core? • 9 comments
   12/05/16  |  Ohio Bill Protecting Pastors Clears House Committee • 4 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   12/09/16  |  Feedback Friday for 12-09-16
   12/02/16  |  Feedback Friday for 12-02-16
   11/27/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Truly Unlimited Sermon Uploads for Broadcasters • 2 comments
   11/25/16  |  Feedback Friday for 11-25-16 • 2 comments
   11/23/16  |  Mungu Kwanza: A New Documentary Film Project • 1 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   12/09/16  |  Feedback Friday for 12-09-16
   12/09/16  |  Christian Filmmakers Refuse to Provide Services for Gay Wedding • 1 comments
   12/09/16  |  Chapel speaker terms Calvinism ‘Trojan Horse’ • 13 comments
   12/09/16  |  John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former U.S.... • 1 comments
   12/09/16  |  Macy’s: We No Longer Donate to Planned Parenthood Abortion...
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 1 user comment(s)
News Item4/29/09 9:03 AM
RtG  Find all comments by RtG
"It suggests that what leads people to leave their faith is that, somehow for some reason, it isn't meeting their needs . . . religion becomes less plausible to the person," Green said."

The reason why people "leave" their faith - is because they did not have saving faith in the first place.
These are people like Liberals and other deluded free will religions who think that faith is just intellectual assent, or a personal human decision.

This is nothing new as Jesus taught.
Mk 4:14 The sower soweth the word.
15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.
16 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
18 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful."

1
There are a total of 1 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Chapel speaker terms Calvinism ‘Trojan Horse’
needhim: "apologist dr.james white, breaks down the misleading claims of paige..."
-32 min 13 
'Gays' target Kim Davis again after 'victory for religious...
john uk from wales: "greetings dolores, and the lord continue to bless you. it..."
-48 min 57 
Christian Filmmakers Refuse to Provide Services for Gay Wedding
john uk from wales: "[according to cbn news, carl and angel larsen of minnesota own..."
-55 min 


Pastor Michael Pickett
Who Is On The Lord's Side

Exodus 32:26
Sunday - AM
Old Paths Strict Baptist
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Pastor Michael Pickett
The Stone Rejected

Old Paths Strict Baptist
Midweek Service
Play! | MP3

Lin Brown
The Confession of a Sheep

Grace Particular Baptist
Sunday Service
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Dr. Peter Masters
Our Resistance to God

Sunday Evangelistic Message
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

Rob Ham
The Benefit of Knowing Christ

KHPC Daily Devotional Podcast
Keystone Heights...
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
History of Holy Days (7 Free MP3s)

What does the Bible teach about the Sabb­ath, Lord's Day, Chr­istm­as, East­er, etc.?
www.puritandownloads.com/hi..

Sermon: The Message From The Womb
Bruce David Bell

SPONSOR | 12,500+

SPONSOR




                   
Trust God where you cannot trace Him. ... John MacDuff

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!