Pastor Survey 2015

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This survey aims to capture the views of Evangelical and Black Protestant pastors on a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to: work-life balance among pastors, dealing with conflict, the provision of counseling, previous training, and feelings related to their jobs in ministry. The sample features 1,500 cases and was sponsored by the North American Mission Board and Richard Dockins, MD.
Data File
Cases: 1,500
Variables: 107
Weight Variable: WT
Responses are weighted by region, size, and SBC (Southern Baptist Convention) affiliation.
Data Collection
Date Collected: March 5 - March 18, 2015
Original Survey (Instrument)
Pastor Survey 2015 Datamap
Funded By
The North American Mission Board and Richard Dockins, MD.
Collection Procedures
The survey was conducted via phone. The sample consists of Evangelical and Black Protestant pastors, ministers, or priests present at the church that was called.
Sampling Procedures
A random sample was drawn from a calling list of all Evangelical and Black Protestant churches. It was stratified by church membership and denomination.
Principal Investigators
Scott McConnell
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