Category Archives: Polls and Surveys

“Noah” Generates a Flood of Bible Readers Over the Weekend

Christian critics have given Noah mixed reviews, but one thing Darren Aronofsky’s epic did accomplish was to get people reading the original story of Noah in the Bible. Over the weekend, visits to the Noah story in Genesis 6-9 at … Continue reading

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What’s the Place of the Bible in American Christianity? Surprising Results from a New Survey

There have been quite a few surveys in recent years looking to better understand the ways that American Christians do and don’t put their personal faith into practice. Every time I hear of a new survey, I never know if … Continue reading

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Should Digital Bibles be Used in Inaugural Ceremonies? Bible Gateway Visitors Weigh In

Nearly six out of every ten people (57%) say a digital Bible on a mobile device has no place whatsoever in political and judicial swearing-in ceremonies and that only a print Bible is acceptable. That’s according to Bible Gateway’s latest … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to be “Bible-minded”?

What does it mean to be “Bible-minded”? That term has seen a lot of use in the last week (including by us) in discussions of American Bible Society’s survey of America’s most “Bible-minded” cities. (As followers of our blog know, … Continue reading

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What Are America’s Most Bible-Minded Cities?

What’s the most “Bible-minded” city in the United States? Though it ranks 87th in population size, Chattanooga, TN, ranks number one in “Bible-mindedness” among US cities, according to a recent survey by the American Bible Society (ABS) and Barna Group. … Continue reading

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Where Do You Read the Bible? Bible Gateway Visitors Share Their Answers

In a recent online poll, we asked visitors to the Bible Gateway blog where they most often read the Bible. Thousands of readers responded; here’s what they shared. A full 30% of poll respondents say they read their Bible most … Continue reading

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New Bible Gateway Poll Results: Bible Apps & Reading Habits

Six out of every ten people say Bible apps for their mobile devices have caused them to read the Bible more than they did before they downloaded the apps. That’s according to our latest online poll, in which more than … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Bible Verses of 2012

What were the most-read Bible verses on Bible Gateway in 2012? We’ve crunched the numbers. Here’s a countdown of the top ten most popular Bible verses of 2012, based on what Bible Gateway visitors read. Continue reading

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New Poll: How long have you been attending your current church?

We’re opening a new poll today to ask about how long you’ve been attending your current church. Did you just start going there, or have you been going there your entire life? We want to know! Take a second to … Continue reading

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New Poll: How is Your Church Celebrating Holy Week?

Easter is almost here! Christians recognize Jesus’ resurrection every day, but once a year the church sets aside Easter for a special celebration of everything that Jesus’ death and resurrection means for us. Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the first day … Continue reading

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