Churches Still Recovering From Pandemic Attendance Losses

Despite churches returning to pre-pandemic levels of holding in-person services, not all churchgoers have followed suit.

Leadership Roles of Women Divide Protestant Denominations

Most pastors in all denominational groups say women could be ministers to children, ministers to teenagers, committee leaders or coed adult Bible study teachers in their churches.

United We Stand

The primary value that emerged from the 48 unique values was family, with 61% of adults saying that family is a value they would be willing to fight or even die to protect or preserve.

Americans Believe Suicide Is Epidemic, Not Pathway to Hell

Religious beliefs and practice also play a role in attitudes toward suicide. Those with evangelical beliefs are more likely than those without evangelical beliefs to say suicide is selfish (48% v. 35%) and automatically leads to hell (39% v. 18%).

Mental Health Issues and the Church

Most pastors have experience with mental illness in their congregations.

Americans Divided on Who Should Lead Healthy Conversations on Challenges in America

There is no consensus among Americans on who is in the best position to generate healthy conversations around challenges in society.

Americans Believe Religious Liberty Is Declining, More Believe Christians Face Intolerance

Most Americans say religious liberty is declining in the country, and more believe Christians are facing increased intolerance.

Religious Faith, Church Attendance Aligns With More Pro-life Views

Not all pro-life Americans are religious, but religious Americans are more likely to be pro-life and less likely to be pro-abortion rights.
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Americans Open to Most Churches, Regardless of Denomination

Most Americans are open to a variety of denominations of Christian churches, including many people of other faiths or no faith at all.
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Christians Say They’re Seeking but not Having Evangelistic Conversations

Christians express a desire to talk about their faith, yet few have shared with someone how to become a Christian in the past six months.