The legacy media never seem more enthusiastic than when they are reporting about the decline of church membership. Only 36% of Americans say they attend religious services at least weekly, while 30% say they attend “seldom/never” — and both trends are moving in the wrong direction. In 2020, the number of Americans who consider themselves members of a church or other religion fell below a majority (47%) for the first time. And the younger the respondent, the less likely they are to attend church or to believe in God at all.
That’s lamentable for numerous reasons. For believers, the biggest issue comes in their alienation from God and the atrophying of their soul’s higher functions. But a series of studies prove that those who do not