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Where Boomer Faith in God Is Low, Gen Z Belief Is Up
What nearly 20,000 people in 26 countries believe about God, Satan, and the supernatural.
July 24, 2023 02:00 PM
Americans Read the Bible More After Switching Denominations
In a recent survey, those who left their childhood traditions for a church of their own reported higher engagement with their faith.
May 17, 2023 09:00 AM
1 in 4 Pastors Plan to Retire Before 2030
Yet churches struggle to prepare those coming next.
April 28, 2023 10:00 AM
Evangelicals Are the Most Beloved US Faith Group Among Evangelicals
And among the worst-rated by everybody else.
March 15, 2023 09:00 AM
Church Attendance Dropped Among Young People, Singles, Liberals
Overall, most churchgoers—including most white evangelicals—returned to the pews after the pandemic, survey finds.
January 9, 2023 10:00 AM
Christians Remain a Minority Down Under, but Gen Z Aussies Are Open
New survey finds just 6 percent of Australians are heavily involved in the faith.
November 23, 2022 09:00 AM
Study: Gen Z Wants to Know More About Jesus
Despite long-term trends away from religion, Barna Group finds openness in teens.
October 26, 2022 11:14 AM
Nondenominational Churches Are Adding Millions of Members. Where Are They Coming From?
It’s not mainline traditions anymore.
August 5, 2022 10:00 AM
With Gen Z, Women Are No Longer More Religious than Men
Younger generations see female nones on the rise.
July 26, 2022 12:22 PM
Survey: Most Pastors Don’t See Deconstruction in the Pews
“It may be easier to find people in the midst of deconstructing their faith on social media than within churches.”
July 19, 2022 10:55 AM
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