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86% Protestant pastors who say the government should not revoke a church's tax exemption if a pastor endorses political candidates.

84% Protestant pastors who believe that pastors should not endorse political candidates.


Self-identified evangelical pastors on whether the earth is 6,000 years old:

No answer: 13%

Strongly agree : 29%

Somewhat agree: 19%

Somewhat disagree: 12%

Strongly disagree: 27%

Self-identified evangelical pastors on whether God used evolution to create people:

No answer: 3%

Strongly agree: 8%

Somewhat agree: 10%

Somewhat disagree: 9%

Strongly disagree: 70%


Protestant pastors on how many close friends (not in their immediate family) they have within their church:

12%: 0-1

4%: 1-2

10%: 1-3

38%: 3-5

16%: 6-10

18%: 11

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