The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Keep politics out of church

Just in time for November elections, a study by Pew Research Center found that most Americans believe churches should stay out of politics.

And that includes a rising number of conservatives—50 percent compared to 30 percent in 2004.

Still, 45 percent believe churches should express opinions about political and social matters.

There was also a slight increase in those bothered by politicians’ discussing their religion.


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