59% 27 99
Former pastors in a recent study who say they want to return to the pulpit. More family dinners a year that evangelical fathers have with their families than fathers with no religious affiliation. More hours each year that evangelical fathers are involved in youth-related activities than fathers with no religious affiliation.
Percentage of those who want to return who say their spouse supports the idea.

Related Elsewhere

Articles referenced above:

Fathers of faith give more time to their childrenThe Washington Times (Aug. 6, 2002)

Christianity Today's recent Go Figure columns include:

What percentage of Americans believe in heaven? (September 13, 2002)
Americans continue to give to religious groups following September 11. (August 14, 2002)
The majority of Americans say September 11 proved there's "too little religion." (July 11, 2002)
Statistics on the Protestant clergy shortage and The Prayer of Jabez (May 23, 2002)
The number of Americans who say they have no religion is growing  (May 8, 2002)
Orlando's Holy Land Experience surpasses first year expectations and Christian music soars in 2001. (April 1, 2002)
Can an atheist lead a protest from the grave? (March 12, 2002)
Do Christian readers want more fiction or more Bible studies? (Feb. 6, 2002)
More Americans who read the Bible are more "at peace" than those who don't. (Jan. 25, 2002)
How many U.S. senior pastors have a gift of evangelism? (Dec. 14, 2001)
Changes after September 11 (Nov. 12, 2001)

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