In the 2018 State of Theology Study sponsored by Ligonier Ministries, Lifeway Research polled 3,000 Americans and asked them a number of questions about God, Christian ethics, and religion in general.
- 62 percent of millennials believe only those who trust in Jesus Christ alone as their Savior receive God’s free gift of eternal salvation (up from 53 percent in 2016)
- 64 percent of millennials believe there will be a time when Jesus Christ returns to judge all the people who have lived (up from 55 percent in 2016)
- 52 percent of millennials believe the Bible, like all writings, contains helpful accounts of ancient myths, but is not literally true (up from 46 percent in 2016)
- 36 percent of millennials believe God is unconcerned with their day-to-day decisions (up from 30 percent in 2016)
Millennials’ views on faith and its implications are changing.