Coffee or the Bible? Americans Respond in New Survey

Latest Insights Revealed from the 2018 State of the Bible Report by American Bible Society

What do you need most each day? Can you go without coffee or sweets? Are you able to resist scrolling through Instagram? Is the Bible one of your non-negotiable must-haves?

When asked about daily priorities, Americans opened up and shared their answers to this and more in the latest 2018 State of The Bible Report.

The research, commissioned by American Bible Society and conducted by Barna Group, reveals trends for how often Americans read the Bible, their perception of the Bible, and how much of an impact it has on their choices, relationships, and lives.

Survey Says…

While 42 percent of Americans report feeling more fearful today than five years ago, they're also more hopeful about the future. The data revealed that 41 percent feel peaceful when reading the Bible and 81 percent of Americans have a great sense of hope for the future.

What’s Next?

“We are now able to give better context into how Americans are or are not interacting with the Bible and how that impacts their lives,” says Roy Peterson, president and CEO of American Bible Society. “We are finding the more engaged with the Bible someone is, the more hopeful and peaceful they are, along with a greater awareness of their need for the Bible.”

To read the full report visit: ABS.Bible/StateOfTheBible

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