As Americans attempt to move past the life-altering effects of 2020, their perspective is shifting on some of the most significant questions facing humanity. A study from Nashville-based Lifeway Research...
When COVID-19 is no longer an active threat to people’s health, 91% plan to attend in-person worship services at least as often as they did before the coronavirus pandemic. That includes almost a quarter (23%) who plan to attend more than they did previously.
Almost 9 in 10 Protestant churchgoers (86%) say they are proud of how their church has responded during the coronavirus pandemic, with 58% strongly agreeing.
“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
At a time of great national loss the church has an opportunity—and a responsibility.
Faith leaders can still become the trusted mentors that young people desperately need right now.