Pastors Reveal Troubled US Economy Is Having Negative Impact on Churches
While some churches across the country are shaking off the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey of pastors reveals the troubled economy is now having an adverse financial effect on their churches as well.
A Lifeway Research study of U.S. Protestant pastors found that 52% say the current economy is having a negative impact on their ability to operate. For 40%, the economic circumstances aren't having any effect. Fewer than 1 in 10 pastors (7%) say the current economy is a positive factor for their churches.
The study noted...