Belief in God Among U.S. Adults at All-Time Low

Belief in God Among U.S. Adults at All-Time Low

The number of U.S. adults who say they believe in God reached an all-time low of 81% in 2022, according to a Gallup report published June 17. This is five-points below the previous low in 2014, and it is 17 points below the all-time high of 98%, the level of belief...
The Strangest Pastoral Advice I’ve Ever Given

The Strangest Pastoral Advice I’ve Ever Given

“Try being an atheist.” That’s the strangest pastoral advice I’ve ever given. It wasn’t a joke or a trick either. A friend (not a church member) came to me for help because they were struggling with suicidal ideation. “What do you do if god hates you?” That was how...
Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Is it necessary to believe in a higher power in order to be a moral person and have good values? Wide-ranging responses to this question are visible between, and even within, nations, according to a Pew Research Center report published July 20. The report reveals...