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The Resurgence addresses this question. I’d be curious to hear your thoughts about this in the comments.
A study by LIfeway research reveals how typical protestant (across all denominations) pastors spend their time, by number of hours on particular activities. More details available here.
Here’s a helpful summary of New Calvinism from the resurgence website. New Calvinism is more than a view of how people become Christians, it is a complete worldview which acknowledges God’s total control over the universe. Read it here.