FALLING AWAY: Christians in the US increasingly departing from core truths of Christian worldview

(ETH) Slightly over half of the Christian respondents said they believe someone can attain salvation by “being or doing good,” a figure that includes, 46% of Pentecostals, 44% of mainline Protestants, 41% of evangelicals, and 70% of Catholics.

In addition to the viewpoint that eternal salvation can be earned, survey results show that 58% of Americans believe that no absolute moral truth exists and that the basis of truth is factors or sources other than God. Seventy-seven percent said that right and wrong are determined by factors other than the Bible. Fifty-nine percent said that the Bible is not God’s authoritative and true Word and 69% said people are basically good. (Read More…)