You need to read this article in the Wall Street Journal. The article shows the number of people who boldly proclaimed themselves to be “nones” or unbelievers in anything. The need for church planting is real. The need for sharing our faith is real.
The portion of U.S. adults who don’t identify with any religious group rose to 24% of the population in 2016 from 14% in 2000, according to the Public Religion Research Institute.
Last year, Rep. Jared Huffman, a California Democrat, became just the second member of Congress in modern times to publicly call himself a nonbeliever. The first, Pete Stark, another California Democrat, retired in 2013.