U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious

Your pastor might be interested in this story!  An extensive new survey of more than 35,000 U.S. adults finds that the percentages who say they believe in God, pray daily and regularly go to church or other religious services all have declined modestly in recent years. However, the Pew Research Center study also finds a great deal of stability in the U.S. religious landscape. Pew researchers point out that, among the roughly three-quarters of U.S. adults who do claim a religion, there has been no discernible drop in most measures of religious commitment. Indeed, by some conventional measures, they say that religiously affiliated Americans are, on average, even more devout than they were a few years ago.

Read the extremely detailed report here.