do most Americans claim to be Christians, but don't act like Christians?
way to ask this same question is:
don't Christians act like Christians?
you look at how your neighbors and friends, can you tell -- based
on how they live -- who is a Christian?
following information comes from Barna
born-again Christians get divorced
(33%) at the same rate as those identifying themselves as not being
born again (34% get divorced).
live together before marriage at the same rate:
all American's 33%
23% of Christians buy a lottery ticket weekly. 27% of non-Christians
buy a lottery ticket weekly.
occult: 36% of Christians read their horoscope daily and 36%
of Americans read their horoscope daily.
53% of American's believe that everyone will go to heaven.
Trinity: 73% of Catholics and 52% of born-again Christians deny
the existance of the Holy Spirit.
think, if you are an American, you are a Christian.
85% of American's claim to be Christian (of the remaining 15%, 8%
are atheist and 7% are other religions such as Jewish, Buddhist
and Muslim), you could say that you there is no difference between
Americans in general and American Christians because they are essential
the same group. When you are talking about an American, you are
talking about a Christian. The problem is that Christians are called
to live differently than non-Christians, and research shows that
American Christians do not act like Christians.
are Christians called to live? (What do Christians
believe and what is a Christian lifestyle?)
The answer: Here's the reason why Christians
Don't Act Like Chtistians