4 Questions to Understand Your Nonreligious Neighbors

by | Mar 14, 2024 | Entertainment, Top Story

Around 1 in 4 Americans are nonreligious, so some people far from God are near your church. What do you need to know about your nonreligious neighbors?

While the rapid growth of religiously unaffiliated Americans may be ending, a large portion of U.S. adults, particularly young adults, continue to say they’re not part of any religion.

Currently, anywhere from 1 in 5 to more than 1 in 3 Americans are part of the “nones,” which means those who are far from God are likely near your church.

Recent analysis by Pew Research explored the answers to several important questions about this group, including four that church leaders should understand as they seek to reach their nonreligious neighbors.

Who are the nones?

In general, a none is someone who chooses “none of the above” on a list of options for religious identity…