A new poll published in USA Today yesterday reveals the 72% of “millennials” consider themselves more “spiritual than religious”. The article is worth reading, sort of – haven’t we been hearing about this for decades? A couple of takeaways include:

“The more precisely you try to measure their Christianity, the fewer you find committed to the faith.”

“The 2007 LifeWay study found seven in 10 Protestants ages 18 to 30, both evangelical and mainline, who went to church regularly in high school said they quit attending by age 23. And 34% of those had not returned, even sporadically, by age 30.”

For a considerably more interesting/insightful take, I suggest JDK’s “Religious Not Spiritual” post from this past November.  And then there’s this (re-run):