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Creationism…The Latest Findings On What Americans Believe

Curriculum / Leadership / The Church //

A recent Gallup poll shows that more than 4 in 10 Americans continue to believe that God created humans in their present form 10,000 years ago.

Half of Americans believe humans evolved, with the majority of these saying God guided the evolutionary process. However, the percentage who say God was not involved is rising.

Americans who adhere to a strict secularist viewpoint — that humans evolved over time, with God having no part in this process – has doubled since 1999.

In 2007, 86% of Americans were familiar with creationism. Now, only 76% are familiar.

What does this mean for Children’s Ministry? It means we must make sure “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” is an important part of our curriculum strategy. – See more at: http://www.relevantchildrensministry.com/2014/06/creationismthe-latest-findings-on-what_12.html#sthash.baSnFHFQ.dpuf

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About the Author

Dale Hudson is the Director of Children's Ministry at Christ Fellowship Church in South Florida. He has been in children's ministry for over 25 years. He was named one of the top 20 most influential people in children's ministry. He is the co-author of 5 books. He writes daily about his children's ministry journey at www.relevantchildrensministry.com.