The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Evangelicals abroad optimistic

Fifty-eight percent of evangelical Protestant leaders in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and most of Asia say they've gained influence on life in their countries.

But 66 percent of evangelical leaders in Europe, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and North America — including 82 percent of U.S. evangelical leaders — say they are losing influence.

The Pew Research Center surveyed 2,196 evangelical leaders from 166 countries and territories at the October 2010 Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town, South Africa.


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