A new Pew Research study indicates that between 2007 and 2014 the number of adults in the United States who identify themselves as Christians dropped from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent. By any measure that’s a significant decline!
“Millennials leaving church in droves,” trumpets CNN.
“Christians drop, ‘nones’ soar,” says USA Today, and goes on to declare, “The United States is a significantly less Christian country than it was seven years ago.”
But is the U. S. really significantly less Christian than it was seven years ago? I don’t think so.
Identifying as Christian and being a Christian are two different things
Yes, there undoubtedly are fewer people today who call themselves Christians than there were a few years ago. But that…
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