What social science shows about beliefs and behavior
- Evangelicals Are the Most Beloved US Faith Group Among EvangelicalsAnd among the worst-rated by everybody else.
- Church Attendance Dropped Among Young People, Singles, LiberalsOverall, most churchgoers—including most white evangelicals—returned to the pews after the pandemic, survey finds.
- Christians Remain a Minority Down Under, but Gen Z Aussies Are OpenNew survey finds just 6 percent of Australians are heavily involved in the faith.
- Study: Gen Z Wants to Know More About JesusDespite long-term trends away from religion, Barna Group finds openness in teens.
- Nondenominational Churches Are Adding Millions of Members. Where Are They Coming From?It’s not mainline traditions anymore.
- With Gen Z, Women Are No Longer More Religious than MenYounger generations see female nones on the rise.
- Survey: Most Pastors Don’t See Deconstruction in the Pews“It may be easier to find people in the midst of deconstructing their faith on social media than within churches.”
- Southern Baptists Drop 1.1 Million Members in Three YearsBaptism tallies, though, are beginning to recover from 2020’s pandemic plunge.
- White Evangelicals Twice as Likely to Want to Ban AbortionAhead of a possible decision to rescind Roe v. Wade, Pew Research finds most Americans and most believers hold convictions with exceptions.
- Sunday School Paused During the Pandemic. Will It Come Back?A new report shows dramatic disruptions to religious education classes as fewer attend or volunteer.