Religious Trends

“Liberal Christianity... believes that the faith should always be changing so that it conforms with the dominant spirit and beliefs of the age”

"Americans may need to get used to this kind of syncretism, which is not at all unusual among United Methodists, other mainline Protestants, and liberal Catholics. Because now that progressives are in political power and evangelicalism is discredited for its alliance with Donald Trump, liberal Christianity might be coming back into vogue." - Veith

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Survey: British Gen Z More Likely Than Millennials to Believe in God

Survey: "23 percent of Britons aged 16 to 24 said they believe in God, with an additional 13 percent saying they believe in a 'higher spiritual power.' By contrast, only 19 percent of those aged 25-39 said they believe in God, with 16 percent saying they believe in a higher power." - C.Leaders

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Study: About 1/3 of young adults are religiously unaffiliated ("nones")

"AEI’s Survey Center on American Life investigating contemporary religion in the U.S. found that among young adults (age 18 to 29)...  (34%) young adults are religiously unaffiliated. Nearly nine in 10 (87%) Americans report they believe in God, but just over half (53%) report they believe in God without any doubts at all." - CPost

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Percentage of Christian registered voters drops 15% since 2008: Pew

"Registered Republican voters have seemingly moved away from God at a slower rate, dropping from 87% Christian in 2008 to 79% Christian in 2019. In comparison, the number of religiously unaffiliated voters has almost doubled from 15% to 28% in the same years." - C.Post

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“Although 61% of American millennials consider themselves to be Christian, just 2% of them were found to hold a biblical worldview”

"While millennials have shown the most radical shift away from the Bible, other generations did not fare much better. Only an estimated 9% of adults in both the Elder (75 and older) and Boomer generations (56 to 74 years of age) hold a biblical worldview." - C.Post

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Americans’ Confidence in Churches Increases Slightly for First Time in Seven Years

"For the first time since 2013, Americans’ confidence in the institution of the church increased in Gallup’s annual tracking poll. The percentage who say they have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the church climbed from 36% to 42%." - F&T

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