Opportunities from Church Decline

Opportunities from Church Decline

Gallup reported a significant decline in membership at American churches, synagogues, and mosques in 2020. In a little over two decades, membership in faith communities dropped from 70% in 1999 to 47% in 2020. There are numerous reasons for this decline, from the rise...
Under Half of US Adults Affiliate with House of Faith

Under Half of US Adults Affiliate with House of Faith

Fewer than half of U.S. adults now claim membership in a church, mosque or synagogue, according to a Gallup report published March 29. This is the first time in polling history when a majority has not done so, following a decades-long membership decline. Gallup began...
Polling US Religiosity: It’s a Complex Matter

Polling US Religiosity: It’s a Complex Matter

Is the U.S. less religious than previous data suggested, or does current data underestimate U.S. religiosity? Do previous estimates align with actual religious service attendance, or are U.S. adults showing up less often than they say? A new Pew Research Center report...