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It is time to renounce religion

Liberal Christians are dropping out of the Church in the US, says Harriet Baber

 

 

HERE in the United States, it is election season, when its citizens turn to thoughts of religion, and politicians look for Evangelical mascots to impress those of us whom the Obama organisation calls "people of faith".

Although Evangelicals account for no more than one third of all Christians in the US, and not all Americans are Christian, Evangelicalism is viewed as the religious industry standard. Admit to being a theist, and you are tagged as one of ...

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Regardless of the amount given, are there fewer people donating to your church than in previous years?

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Smug and weird — no wonder it’s a turn-off

Congregations need to welcome newcomers with a sensitivity to their questions and doubts, says Christopher Whitby  Read More

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 15:25
Giving in @c_of_e up to £1 billion. But number of givers falling http://t.co/XTRi469vxv http://t.co/DZOtKmFWHH