Church Blog (Page 14)

Church Blog (Page 14)

Nebraska and the Death Penalty

Last week, the unicameral legislature of the state of Nebraska passed a law, over the governor’s veto, ending the death penalty in that state.  Nebraska is not considered, by any stretch of the imagination, to be a hotbed of liberal activism (the state has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1976 and has two Republican senators), so the decision of the…

Thinking About the Pew Report

Recently, the Pew Research Center released some data regarding the religious affiliations of Americans, a research project they have been conducting for several years now.  In 2007, they had found that 78.4% of Americans self-identified as Christian.  In 2014, that number had dropped to 70.6% – a striking decline in only seven years.  This decline was across all…