127,000 Missionaries sent from the U.S. in 2010. (Brazil is the second-largest sending country overall. South Korea is the second-largest if only Protestants are counted.)
32,400 Missionaries sent to the U.S. in 2010. The U.S. is the largest receiving country in the world.
Source: Reuters / Center for the Study of Global Christianity
$1.5 million Estimated annual operating costs for a 217-acre campus in Northfield, Massachusetts, built by D. L. Moody.
$0 Cost to acquire it from the Green family (owners of the Hobby Lobby craft store chain), which is of-fering the site to a Christian institution. The C. S. Lewis Foundation could not raise the $3 million it planned to use for a college there.
Source: Religion News Service
Church and State
New York State residents who say public schools …
49% should rent to churches and other community groups.
27% should rent to community groups but not churches.
19% should not rent to any churches or community groups.
1% should rent only to churches.
4% Not sure
Source: LifeWay Research
When a candidate running for office regularly expresses religious conviction or activity, how does that affect your vote?
More likely to vote for the candidate: 16%
Less likely to vote for the candidate: 30%
No impact: 28%
Depends on the religion: 21%
Not sure: 4%
Source: LifeWay Research
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