Current Research and Commentary about

Spiritually Active, Governance Engaged Conservatives (SAGE Cons)
KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN ... Big changes are coming to the ACFI website. New design and new emphasis on Cultural Transformation. On February 27, ACFI will release our benchmark study as part of our Worldview Measurement Project 2017 featuring an analysis of the data as well as the spiritual and cultural implications of the findings. TEXT QUESTIONNAIRES: ACFI has launched our first-ever short text questionnaires focusing on what SAGE Cons think of the most current events. To participate in these text surveys email or phone 805-340-0608. Stay tuned ....

Survey Describes an Opportunity to Reshape American Society

Christian conservatives are not just dismayed with the state of American culture; most of them want to get involved in doing something about it. That is one of the key findings from a new national survey conducted by the American Culture and Faith Institute (ACFI)...

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Responses updated every 30 minutes

Do you think Donald Trump’s policies will make the country, 1. more safe from terrorism, 2. less safe from terrorism, or 3. they won’t make a difference?

  • more safe from terrorism 81%
  • less safe from terrorism 6%
  • they won’t make a difference 11%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling immigration issues? 

  • approve 84%
  • disapprove 16%

Do you think leaders of other countries respect Donald Trump? 1. Have respect 2. Don’t respect 3. Unsure

  • have respect 37%
  • don’t respect 10%
  • unsure 53%

Do you think that most members of the news media are honest or not? 1

  • honest 9%
  • not honest 85%
  • unsure 6%

SAGE Cons Snapshot

73% of SAGE Cons care not satisfied with the Christian commitment of Americans.


An overwhelming 99% of SAGE Cons are not satisfied with the objectivity of the mainstream media


28% of SAGE Cons believe people are basically good


92% are not satisfied with the level of respect for traditional values


The most common political news sources used by SAGE Cons are independent online sources (26%) and mainstream TV news (24%)


99% of SAGE Cons are Pro Life