Category Archives: Statistics

This category is where I file statistics that would be useful as illustrations in preparing messages.

Startling Statistics on Depression

It’s hard to believe, but Americans are the unhappiest people on earth. That is the conclusion of a new study by the World Health Organization and the Harvard Medical School, which found that 9.6 percent of Americans suffer from depression or … Continue reading

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Men & Church

Less than 40% of church attendants at a typical worship service are men. Men are the world’s largest unchurched people group, according to Church for Men, founded by David Murrow, author of Why Men Hate Going to Church. He argues … Continue reading

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About Daycare…

Analysis of the largest, longest running, and most comprehensive study of child care in the U.S. finds the more time children spend in center-based care before kindergarten, the more likely their teachers are to report such problem behaviors as ?gets … Continue reading

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Helping those with Cancer

According to a recent survey 47 percent of terminal cancer patients say their spiritual needs are not being met by their religious community. – Source: Christianitytoday.com

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The need for Community

At a recent small groups conference at Saddleback Church Randy Frazee spoke on the ?call to community.? He reported the average American family manages 35 separate relationships on a day-to-day basis?children, extended family, neighbors, government, school, friends, work, Starbucks employees, … Continue reading

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