Restoring America by Reframing Its Worldview

(Glendale, AZ) – The 2020 election is simply the latest example of the worldview war that is ripping America apart. While that conflict is portrayed in a variety of ways—divergent political ideologies, opposing religious beliefs and practices, competing lifestyle preferences— do not be deceived. In America we are experiencing an intensification of the battle for … Read more

American Christians are Redefining the Faith: Adherents Creating New Worldviews Loosely Tied to Biblical Teaching

Over the past three centuries more than 200 denominations have launched Christian churches in America based on differences in doctrine, theology and practice. All of them claim to be motivated by the pursuit of biblical integrity. Americans who think of themselves as Christian have followed in those entrepreneurial footsteps, essentially customizing Christianity to their liking … Read more

Millennials Have Radically Different Beliefs About Respect, Faith, and America

Millennials have been singled out by many analysts as a generation disinterested in traditional American beliefs, values, and behaviors. The groundbreaking American Worldview Inventory 2020 (AWVI 2020) from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University reported earlier this year that Millennials are far less likely than people of other generations to possess a biblical … Read more

2020: The Worldview Election

“The 2020 election is not about personalities, parties, or even politics. It is an election to determine the dominant worldview in America.” That is one of the key conclusions drawn by researcher and bestselling author George Barna, based on results from the American Worldview Inventory 2020. That extensive, groundbreaking survey from the Cultural Research Center … Read more

Americans Views of Sin and Salvation

Just Have Faith The context for the changing views on faith in America is exemplified by the fact that almost two out of every three adults (63%) say that having some type of religious faith is more important than which faith a person aligns with. Shockingly, a large majority of people who describe themselves as … Read more

Survey: Majority of Americans No Longer See Human Life as ‘Sacred,’ Yet See Humanity as ‘Basically Good’

At a recent fundraiser, likely Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden claimed that “10 to 15 percent” of Americans are “just not very good people” in a nation filled with individuals that are good and virtuous. The American Worldview Inventory 2020, the groundbreaking survey by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, indicates that Biden’s … Read more

Survey Finds America’s Traditional Moral Pillars are Fading Away

With six out of ten adults now contending that there are no moral absolutes, it’s not surprising that traditional moral choices are being redefined. What may be unexpected is the way in which Americans are making their moral and ethical decisions. Sources of Moral Guidance Source Of Moral Guidance Question: When you have an important … Read more

Survey Finds Americans See Many Sources of Truth—and Reject Moral Absolutes

When Pontius Pilate, the Roman official who allowed Jesus Christ to be unjustly crucified, was interrogating Christ, he famously ended their exchange by asking, “What is truth?” According to newly released results from the American Worldview Inventory 2020, Americans are still wrestling with that question. Findings from the survey, conducted by Dr. George Barna and … Read more

God Is Absent from Most People’s Views of Purpose and Success

As reliance upon and trust in the Bible has diminished, Americans’ perceptions of life and the supernatural have taken some unorthodox turns. Further evidence of that trend is found in the latest report based on the American Worldview Inventory 2020. The nationwide survey undertaken by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University shows that … Read more

Virus Shifts Perceptions of the Most Important National Issues

How will the COVID-19 pandemic, which has already radically altered lifestyles and economic realities in America, affect the upcoming presidential election? One piece of that puzzle relates to the issues that voters consider most important, and which candidate they believe will do a better job addressing those issues. Ziklag has helped to answer that question … Read more