(Christianity Today) “We believe in God,” Amy Grant famously sang in the ’90s. Today, 4 out of 5 Americans still say the same.
But according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, what they mean by God varies a lot.
Pastors and theologians often warn Christians against ascribing to a “God of their own making,” knowing that not all who say they believe understand God as described in Scripture or in the traditional creeds of the church.
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In the shifting spiritual landscape of the United States, Christians too can no longer assume that their friends and neighbors believe in the God of the Bible, if they believe in God at all.