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4 Reasons Christianity Isn’t Actually Dying

Reports of churches declining and Nones growing are actually a case of mistaken identity.

How to Move the World, Ever So Slightly

Because of the good things we do, the world moves toward truth, beauty, justice, adventure, and peace.

The Good News According to Pew

Of course the Church is dying — and of course the Church will be just fine.

Breaking Free From the Spell of Religion

Blues music expresses the interplay of freedom and loneliness I felt after leaving my faith.

5 Ways Churches Are Hurting Themselves

Christianity isn’t in trouble at all. Churches are in trouble. Here’s why.

Christians Are Losing Ground as “Nones” Are Soaring in America

The latest Pew report’s findings will ricochet through American faith, culture, and politics.

Why Millennials Should Take Religion More Seriously

Religion is not just a placeholder for other interests — it is a powerful motivator.

Poll: More Americans Want More Religion in Public Life

A new Pew Research Center survey shows more Americans worrying about the decline of religious influence in policy and politics.

5 Numbers You Need to Know This Week

Revealing statistics related to today’s trending stories.

Why Are We Losing Our Religion? Because Internet

One study suggests that 25 percent of the decline in religious affiliation since 1990 is linked to increased Internet use.

5 Reasons Religious Millennials Aren’t Marrying

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. Or a groom. Or, okay, even a bridesmaid. Why are we waiting to tie the knot?

Behind the Numbers: Religious ‘Nones’ May Not Be Who You Think They Are

The growing group of “nones” include many more unbranded believers than atheists, and an increasingly diverse racial and ethnic mix.

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Whose Jews?

A Pew Research Center survey of American Jews found that 62 percent say being Jewish is mainly a matter of ancestry and culture, while just 15 percent say it’s a matter of religion.

Is atheism winning the culture war?

For many years, I’ve been encouraging atheists and humanists to organize and cooperate in order to change the culture.

Is it okay to pray–if you’re an atheist?

A number of atheists “hunger for a transcendent experience” despite their disbelief.

Yes, you can be gay and Christian

Even when LGBT people have reconciled their faith and their sexual orientation or gender identity, there are those actively trying to reestablish that inner conflict.