Most pastors have experience with mental illness in their congregations. Nine in 10 also say churches have a responsibility to provide support for those facing mental illness.
There is no consensus among Americans on who is in the best position to generate healthy conversations around challenges in society.
Almost 3 in 4 pastors are familiar with deconstruction, and 27% of those say people in their churches have deconstructed their faith.
Most Americans say religious liberty is declining in the country, and more believe Christians are facing increased intolerance.
Regardless of their opinions on patriotic elements, few pastors have a worship service as usual the week of the 4th of July.
Although most pastors haven’t been asked to marry a same-sex couple, many have guidelines on where LGBTQ+ people can serve in their churches.