Where Many Americans Find Meaning in Life and How It Affects Your Church

Episode #614
February 11, 2020
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Where do you find meaning in life? Family, career, your faith? Thom and Sam dive into current data from Pew Research to discover where many Americans find meaning in life and how it practically applies to your church.  


  1. Family (40% in closed-ended questions, 69% in open-ended questions). Some churches compete with culture; other churches complement culture.
  2. Religious faith (20% and 20%). Churches should recognize the intensity of this issue for those who find meaning here.
  3. Careers (4% and 34%). It’s important, but it’s not close to being the most important.

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