(CP) A new poll suggests that most Evangelical pastors serve in churches that don’t allow women to serve as senior pastors but are open to letting females serve in other leadership roles.
Lifeway Research released a survey based on responses from 1,000 Protestant pastors Tuesday, inquiring about their views on the role of women in the Church. The survey has a sampling error of plus or minus +3.2%.
The poll, conducted from Sept. 1-29, 2021, revealed near-unanimous support among senior or sole pastors at Protestant churches for allowing women to take on some leadership roles within their churches, while support was much more divided regarding the ability of women to serve as senior pastors.
Scott McConnell, the executive director of Lifeway Research, said in a statement that “the reason some pastors make a…