THE DEMISE OF AMERICA AND THE CHURCH

What’s wrong with America and the Church

The demographics of sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States have been studied in the social sciences in recent decades. A 2017 Gallup poll concluded that 4.5% of adult Americans identified as LGBT with 5.1% of women identifying as LGBT, compared with 3.9% of men.

1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study Says

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Acceptance of homosexuality is rising across the broad spectrum of American Christianity, including among members of churches that strongly oppose homosexual relationships as sinful, according to an extensive Pew Research Center survey of U.S. religious beliefs and practices.

LGBT Population in U.S.  ://news.gallup.com › poll › lgbt-population-significa…

Aug 11, 2014 — Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender are significantly less religious than other Americans, a difference that is ..

New poll reveals 75 percent of Americans want abortion…

Christianity is the most prevalent religion in the United States. In a 2015 survey, 75% of adults in the United States identified as Christians, 70.6% in 2014, 78% in 2012, 81.6% in 2001, and 85% in 1990. About 62% of those polled claim to be members of a church congregation.

Survey: Women Go Silently From Church to Abortion Clinichttps://www.focusonthefamily.com › pro-life › survey-…

Jun 21, 2018 — Among women who have had an abortion: Two-thirds (65 percent) say church members judge single women who are pregnant. A majority (54

IT TURNS OUT CHRISTIANS HAVE MORE ABORTIONS THAN ANY OTHER RELIGIOUS GROUP IN AMERICA

A SURVEY BY A CHRISTIAN RESEARCH GROUP SUGGESTS 70 PERCENT OF WOMEN WHO’VE HAD AN ABORTION IDENTIFY AS CHRISTIAN.

Many Catholics in the United States disagree with the official position promulgated by the Church; the views of these people range from allowing exceptions in a generally anti-abortion position, to complete acceptance of abortion.[1][2][3][4][5] There is a distinction between practicing Catholics and non-practicing Catholics on the issue; practicing Catholics, along with Latino Catholics, are far more likely to be anti-abortion, while non-practicing Catholics are more likely to be pro-abortion rights.[3][4][5][6]

40% of all Millennials believe the Bible is simply a book composed of fables, legends, and moral precepts.

Regular church attendance has dropped from 70% of our population in 1960 to just 20%. And now, 28% of those who were regular church attenders (Pre-COVID), have not attended in person or watched an online worship service even one time since the outbreak.

Only 65% of Americans believe Heaven exists.

Only 55% of Americans believe in the Devil.

41% of Americans believe there is no God!

69% of churchgoers believe that everyone will go to heaven.

Only 45% of all Millennials are confident that God exists.

30% of U.S. Adults believe in a cosmic force rather than the Almighty God described in the Bible.

56% of churchgoers don’t believe that sharing their faith is an essential obligation of their Christian life.

Only 37% of the U.S. Population has confidence in the “Church” and its leaders.

71% of Americans see nothing morally wrong with having sex before marriage.

62% of college-age Millennials (ages 18-24) say the church is too hypocritical and judgmental.

Two-thirds (62%) of American adults favor same-sex marriage.

70% of all Americans are angry every day . . . and 31% report they’re “really angry” every day. Half of our population is angrier than they’ve ever been!

At least 2.3 million people leave the church every year.

50% of churchgoers are unsure if people who know them are aware that they are Christians.

Only 2% of churchgoers invited an unchurched person to church in the last year.

34% of Evangelicals believe abortion is morally acceptable if it spares the mother financial or emotional stress.    Learn More

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Just 22% of weddings took place in a church, half the number of ten years ago.    Learn More

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60,000 churches or 20% of all churches in America, could close within the next 18 months. The COVID-19 pandemic will bring a fundamental change in the way Americans attend church.    Learn More

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Only 52% of churchgoers say that when COVID is over, they want to return to primarily in-person worship.    Learn More

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More than 6 in 10 Americans (62%) expect Jesus to return and judge all people. But only 56% believed in a Hell where people will be punished forever.    Learn More

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Only 12% of young people ages 18-24 identify as evangelical Christians, less than half the national average.    Learn More

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Only 48% of Americans believe that Jesus Christ was the Son of God, but 66% believe that Jesus rose from the dead!    Learn More

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Bible reading declined by 7% during the first six months of COVID-19.    Learn More

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Less than 10% of sermons preached in Evangelical churches even mentioned Hell, Sin, Salvation, or Heaven.    Learn More

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54% of U.S. churches allow openly gay or lesbian couples to hold full-fledged memberships, an increase of 70% compared to just twelve years ago.    Learn More

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68% of all evangelical churches in the United States have a congregation with less than 100 people including children and half of those churches have less than 50!     Learn More

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92% of churchgoers say they don’t plan to attend church more often after the Coronavirus pandemic is over, than they did before the pandemic began.    Learn More

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Americans’ level of trust in religious leaders has sunk to 37%, the lowest Gallup has ever recorded.    Learn More

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Only 12% of young people, ages 18-24, identify as Evangelical Christians, which is less than half of the National average.    Learn More

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There were five times more web searches conducted for “End Times” in March 2020, compared to any other month, since Google began collecting data more than 15 years ago. However, by the last week of September, interest in “End Times” searches faded to pre-    Learn More

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Almost half of all Americans (44%) have no idea where they’ll go when they die, but only 2% believe they’ll go to Hell.    Learn More

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Barely a majority of Millennials (57%) believe the Declaration of Independence better “guarantees freedom and equality” over Communist Manifesto.    Learn More

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9-in-10 employees (88%) experienced unprecedented levels of stress during the last 2 months of the coronavirus crisis in an 8-hour workday, 1/4 of the time is no longer productive. Stress levels are 5 times higher than those measured during the 9/11.    Learn More

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Almost two-thirds of Americans (62%) believe the coronavirus is a message from God to humanity to change the way they live.    Learn More

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35 million Americans who seldom pray or darken the door of the church have started praying during the coronavirus epidemic.    Learn More

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Four in five Americans believe that “things in the country are out of control.”    Learn More

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A person, attending every service in an evangelical church for 2 months straight, would have less than a 10% chance of hearing a phrase that included the words “hell” or “redemption,” 2 of the most distinctive words that characterize evangelical beliefs.    Learn More

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The majority of churchgoers (56%) say they pray for opportunities to share their faith, but in the last month, less than 10% had a conversation about the Lord with anyone.    Learn More

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Americans are among the most stressed in the world. 55% say they experience a lot of stress every day, among the five highest rates out of 143 countries, statistically tied with Iraq!     Learn More

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25 million Americans have a history of impulsive, uncontrollable anger.    Learn More

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In a recent survey of 2,500 congregations, more than half of the members said they did not believe their church was spiritually vital.    Learn More

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57% of regular churchgoers say they have never had a religious experience that changed their life.    Learn More

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More than 20% of Evangelicals are not sure that heaven is a real place.    Learn More

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Only 8% of regular church attenders believe that sharing their faith is “very important.”    Learn More

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69% of churchgoers believe that everyone will go to Heaven.    Learn More

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Almost 50% of Christians think that most non-Christians have no interest in hearing about Jesus.    Learn More

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78% of the unchurched would listen to someone who shared what they believed about Christianity.    Learn More

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56% of all Americans believe the Holy Spirit is a force but not a person.    Learn More

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3 out of 4 Christians (74%) seldom have a “spiritual conversation” with anyone.    Learn More

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34% of all U. S. adults don’t believe in the Virgin birth.    Learn More

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Only 22% of American men and 33% of American women said they depend on Jesus Christ to overcome sin.    Learn More

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13% of Americans agree that Muhammed was the holy prophet of God, even though Muslims comprise only 1% of the U. S. population.    Learn More

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52% of all “Christians” believe that non-Christian faiths can lead to eternal life.    Learn More

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2 out of 3 Christians (65%) say it is better to share your faith by the way you live, rather than to speak about it.    Learn More

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72% of the unchurched believe the Church is filled with hypocrites.    Learn More

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65% of Americans say that even though everyone sins a little bit, most people are good by nature.    Learn More

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37% of Evangelicals believe that God will always reward true faith with material blessings.    Learn More

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One in four pastors (25%) say that meeting a person’s physical needs takes priority over telling them about Jesus    Learn More

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More than half of all young people (ages 18-24) don’t believe the Bible is God’s inspired word.    Learn More

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Almost half of all faith sharers (45%) never share their story of how they came to Christ.    Learn More

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A Christian is killed for their faith every 6 minutes, somewhere in the world.    Learn More

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Atheists and Agnostics scored 15% higher on their knowledge about religion than Evangelical Christians taking the Pews Religious Knowledge Survey.    Learn More

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Only half of all the teenagers who grew up in a “Christian Home” had regular family conversations about God.    Learn More

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While 1 in 4 Americans are done with church, half of all Americans (48%) are done with God. Known as post-Christian, they say that God plays no role whatsoever in their life.    Learn More

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One in five Americans (19%) say Polygamy–having multiple spouses at the same time—is morally acceptable.    Learn More

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Americans trust in faith leaders and pastors fell to a record low of 37%, ranking below multiple medical professions, teachers, and police and just above journalists.    Learn More

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93% of practicing Christians aren’t comfortable to have a conversation about the Lord with their own grandchildren.    Learn More

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Two-thirds of all American churches are experiencing (1) no growth and (2) a decline in numbers.    Learn More

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69% of churchgoers believe that everyone will go to heaven.    Learn More

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59% of Millennials believe that pornography is morally acceptable.    Learn More

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Almost one-third of Evangelicals attend church out of obligation.    Learn More

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Half of all Americans have never read the Bible.    Learn More

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24 of 25 Millennials don’t have a Biblical worldview.    Learn More

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70% of those attending church one or more times a month never share their faith with a stranger.     Learn More

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One in four Evangelicals are not certain that the physical resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event.    Learn More

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51% of U.S. churchgoers say they’ve never heard of the term, “The Great Commission”.    Learn More

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51% of Americans say the Bible was written for each person to interpret as he or she chooses.    Learn More

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70% unchurched people have never been invited to church in their whole lives.    Learn More

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65% of American churches have a weekly attendance of less than 100 people, including children.    Learn More

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46% of Evangelicals agree that God accepts the worship of all religions.    Learn More

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51% of churchgoers don’t believe that sharing their faith is an essential obligation of their Christian life.    Learn More

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77% of all Americans believe that personal salvation is a result of good works.    Learn More

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Nearly half of young Evangelicals (ages 18-29) favor same-sex marriage.    Learn More

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More than 30% churchgoers say they have never felt God’s Presence during a service.    Learn More

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70% of all young people who grow up in church leave the church by their 20’s.    Learn More

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44% of U.S. adults say that God plays no role whatsoever in their life.    Learn More

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65% of all “Christians” believe there are multiple paths to Heaven.    Learn More

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30% of all Americans believe after they die, God will give them a 2nd chance.    Learn More

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Almost 50% of all Evangelicals, 18-29 years of age, favor same sex marriage.    Learn More

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Two thirds of those who are 18-34 years of age, do not believe pre-marital sex is ever wrong.    Learn More

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62% of all churches in America are having no growth or declines in their congregations.    Learn More

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65% of all churches in America have less than 100 people in their congregations including children.    Learn More

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More than 2 million people have left the church every year for the past 7 years.    Learn More

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In just 8 years, the percentage of the U.S. population calling themselves Christians has decreased from 78% to 70%.    Learn More

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31% of all young adults, who have grown up in church, have left the church because “it was boring”.    Learn More

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More than 30% of those attending church say they have never felt God’s Presence during a service.    Learn More

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50% of those in church last Sunday cannot remember a single spiritual insight from that sermon.    Learn More

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55% of those attending church at least once a month have not had a ‘born again’ experience.    Learn More

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More than 50% of all Evangelicals believe there is more than one way to Heaven.    Learn More

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75% of regular church attenders do not believe that sharing their faith is important.    Learn More

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