Wednesday, September 30, 2015

"Christianity in Britain is far from being extinct" - Ethics Daily

Fifty-seven percent of people in England call themselves Christians (though a fraction of those would be described as "practicing"), and one in five of those who don't is open to finding out more about Jesus after hearing Christians talk to them about their faith.

"The survey shows that the church is well connected throughout society. This connection is through the myriad of relationships that Christians have with the majority of the population in normal, everyday ways," said Rachel Jordan, national adviser for mission and evangelism for the Church of England.

"What is more, people like their Christian friends and family members and they enjoy being with them," she said.

"This is a different view of the church and Christians to the one often portrayed in the media but this survey shows it is the one held by the majority of the population."

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