Healing the Family and Saving the Country

When I was 9 years old, my parents separated and then divorced. When I was 15, I announced to my mother that I no longer would go to church. Apparently, in doing so, I was living out a common phenomenon. As marriage declines, so does religious belief.


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The average American couple gets married around the age of 30. Many young adults believe that forming unions closer to that age reduces their risk of divorce, but we also have evidence suggesting that religious Americans are less likely to divorce, even as they are more likely to marry younger than 30.
The Covid-19 pandemic upended many family dynamics but one positive consequence of this upheaval: Parents shared more dinners and read to their children more often. How do these changes to the nuclear family affect the future of the church? Read more to find out.

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