Religious Trends

Millennial evangelicals more likely to attend church weekly than older generations, poll finds

"The study found that ... 61 percent of millennial evangelicals (ages 18 through 34), 54 percent of 'boomers and matures' (ages 55 and over) and 44 percent of Generation X (ages 35 to 54) respondents" said they attend church once per week or more. - Christian Post

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The Surprising Enemy of the Modern Church: Distraction

“At the dawn of the attention industries, then, religion was still, in a very real sense, the incumbent operation, the only large-scale human endeavor designed to capture attention and use it. But over the twentieth century, organized religion, which had weathered the doubts raised by the Enlightenment, would prove vulnerable to other claims on and uses for attention.” - Facts & Trends

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What Biblical Command Do Americans Consider the Most Important?

"As part of the American Bible Society and Barna Research’s State of the Bible 2019, respondents were given five prominent biblical commands and asked which one was the most important. 

Out of the options, American Bible users were most likely to choose 'do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God,' taken from Micah 6:8." - Facts & Trends

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Gallup: Half of Americans are church members, down from 70% in 1999

"This article compares church membership data for the 1998-2000 and 2016-2018 periods, using combined data from multiple years to facilitate subgroup analysis. On average, 69% of U.S. adults were members of a church in 1998-2000, compared with 52% in 2016-2018." - Gallup

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