Lifeway Research asked pastors at both evangelical and historically Black Protestant churches about the topic. Most say speaking about the end times is important, but fewer say their churches have a stated position or require staff members to hold a specific belief.
56% say their churches have a stated position on the sequence of end times events.
64% say their churches do not require staff to hold specific end times beliefs.More than half of pastors say their churches have a stated position on the end times, but only a third require staff to hold to specific beliefs. Click To Tweet
Almost 3 in 4 pastors speak to their churches about end times prophecy at least several times a year.How often do pastors speak about end times prophecy? Almost 3 in 4 do so at least several times a year, including 12% who do so several times a month. Click To Tweet
Churches are more likely to pray than preach about Jesus' return.
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3 in 5 believe preaching end times prophecy from Revelation is important.
3 in 5 believe preaching end times prophecy from the Old Testament is important.
Almost 3 in 5 say spending time studying the end times is important.
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