“Remarkable Resiliency” is based on 1,292 survey responses.
For churches that want to retain teenagers into adulthood, these traits matter.
Close to 1 in 6 pastors (16%) admit they have not addressed racial reconciliation from the pulpit in the past two years.
49% of U.S. Protestant pastors say they frequently hear members of their congregation repeating conspiracy theories they have heard about why something is happening in our country.
Pastor care must be a pandemic priority
Faith leaders can still become the trusted mentors that young people desperately need right now.
The 12 things that will shape the immediate future of the church
Almost half of U.S. Protestant pastors (48%) say the current economy is negatively impacting their church, including 5% who say the impact is very negative.
One in 10 churches (9%) say their attendance in September was less than 30% of what it was in February before the pandemic spread to the U.S. Another 20% say attendance was between 30% and less than 50% of what it was.
The surprising trends that signal where the church is headed