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Black Americans See the Biggest Shift Away from Faith
There are more unaffiliated African Americans, but they’re also more likely to return.
What’s New in Evangelical Views on Abortion? The Age Gap
Between 2016 and 2020, younger white evangelicals started to shift away from pro-life positions while older ones solidified their stances.
How ‘Christian’ Overtook the ‘Protestant’ Label
When given the option, most younger believers go for a broader term.
1 in 10 Non-Church Members Still Show Up Every Sunday
New research shows that Americans’ religiosity increasingly doesn’t line up with whether they officially belong to a congregation.
Assemblies of God Growing with Pentecostal Persistence
How has the 3.2-million-member denomination avoided decline?
Mainline Protestants Are Still Declining, But That’s Not Good News for Evangelicals
Both traditions are losing out to the unaffiliated.
Women and African Americans Now More Likely to Leave the SBC, But So Is Everybody Else
Though data shows declines across the board, departing members aren’t going far.
Most ‘Nones’ Still Keep the Faith
When research looks beyond affiliation, the move away from religious institutions becomes more nuanced.
5 Expert Tips for Following Election Stats
Religion and politics researcher Ryan P. Burge suggests how to make sense of the barrage of polls and results.
Is God Talk Gone from the Presidential Debates?
After few faith references by Trump and Biden at party conventions, the candidates are expected to stick to policy discussions when they take the national stage.
Trump Can Afford to Slip Among White Evangelicals, But Not White Catholics
In the presidential race against Joe Biden, Catholics have emerged as a swing vote.
Ahead of 2020 Election, White Evangelicals Still Concerned About COVID-19
Those who know someone who suffered from the virus are less likely to say they plan to vote for President Trump.
665K Ministry Jobs Covered by Paycheck Protection Program Funds
At least 11,500 Christian employers accepted $150,000 or more in government stimulus loans.
Researcher: Most Evangelicals Support Women in Church Leadership
Despite the ongoing debates over gender roles, surveys show significant agreement in favor of female Sunday school teachers, worship leaders, speakers, and preachers.
White Evangelicals’ Coronavirus Concerns Are Fading Faster
But when it comes to behavior, evangelicals are as likely as the rest of the country to keep up social distancing, according to Data for Progress survey.
Where Do White Evangelicals Get Their Coronavirus News? The White House
While most agree with the response from public health officials, confidence in the Trump administration outweighs the news media.
Churches Should Not Be the First to Reopen
The demographics of many US congregations make sanctuaries a risky place for gatherings to resume.
Will COVID-19 Lead to a Long-term Shift in Church Attendance?
This coming weekend may represent the fewest people engaging in corporate worship in the last two millennia.
Faith Over Fear? No, It’s Political Ideology that Keeps People Unafraid of COVID-19
Before the coronavirus hit, conservative Protestant churchgoers were least concerned about a future pandemic.
The Possible Decline of the Nones Isn’t a Boost for Evangelicals
The good news and bad news about Generation Z’s unexpected religious trends.
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