Can the declining number of people calling themselves Christian actually be a good thing?

Rick Schmitz

A Pew Research study came out this week indicating there is a rise in those who call themselves “nones” – those who claim no religious affiliation and a general decline in those calling themselves Christians.

The study states:

“the number of religiously unaffiliated adults has increased by roughly 19 million since 2007. There are now approximately 56 million religiously unaffiliated adults in the U.S., and this group – sometimes called religious “nones” – is more numerous than either Catholics or mainline Protestants, according to the new survey.” – Click here or on the link below for the survey and article from Pew 

And, as you would expect, this has caused quite an uproar.  The tribe calling itself Christian are up in arms and really, really worried.

Frankly, I find it refreshing.

I find it refreshing because I don’t believe that we are seeing a seismic shift in what people believe. I believe…

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A girl with too many blogs

I have 3 blogs.

Unfortunately this means that I sometimes will neglect one blog for another blog.

Checkout these:

http://www.commissioned61.wordpress.com

This is my missions blog.  Read about my recent trip to Cambodia and what it’s like to be back in the states.

http://www.worldchangediary.wordpress.com

This is my main blog where I talk about life, the bible, God, and whatever other deep thoughts arrive in my head.

If you’re wondering about this blog, well, it’s the blog where I don’t feel the need to articulate my thoughts as eloquently.  I like to make lists.  I like to rant a little bit.  I like reblog things and put short litte blurbs.  It’s that kind of blog.

Enjoy. 🙂