Christianity is declining rapidly in America. Over approximately the past decade, the percentage of Americans who identify as Christian has gone down 12% – from 75% to 63%.
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Christians are increasingly mixing and matching their faith in unexpected ways
Research from the first quarter of 2022 shows that in-person church attendance is only 36 to 60 % of what it was pre-COVID. One can wonder if church life is running to its end, or if people could find new ways to worship God.
How to Save the American Church
The persistent quest for merit money with their lavish lifestyle eventually made many church members realise that their church was more out to extort money than to proclaim the true faith. This made many losing their trust in that church.
After 2,000 UK Church Buildings Close, New Church Plants Get Creative
The decline in church attendance has become a fact in all capitalist countries.
The decline of religion in the US continues unabated
The Pew survey of December 2021 under the magnifying glass.
Christians close to falling below 50pc in England
As in other industrialised countries, Great Britain is feeling the loss in its churches after the first year of CoViD isolations and lockdown.
Less Americans interested in praying
Research shows that Americans are growing less religious and have lost interest in praying. Roughly one-third of U.S. adults (32%) now say they seldom or never pray, up from 18% who said this in 2007.
The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews
Although current debates on multiculturalism in Europe often focus on Islam and Muslims, there also are long-standing Jewish communities in many Western European countries. The Pew Research Center survey finds Christians at all levels of religious observance are more likely than religiously unaffiliated adults to say they would not be willing to accept Jews inContinue reading “The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews”
500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency
After 500 Years, Reformation-Era Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency Theological differences diminished to a degree that might have shocked Christians in past centuries. As Protestants prepare to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, new Pew Research Center surveys show that in both Western Europe and the United States, the theological differences thatContinue reading “500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency”
Megachurches out of america now have a higher average attendance
Despite American roots that reach back to the 19th century, megachurches abroad now have a higher average attendance, even though the vast majority of megachurches are still in the United States. While there are 230 to 500 such churches elsewhere in the world, the Hartford Institute estimates that there are about three times more megachurches in the United States. In the UnitedContinue reading “Megachurches out of america now have a higher average attendance”