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The Tithing Tenth

More than a quarter of American evangelicals do not give any money to church. About 11 percent of evangelicals (defined by belief) never attend a church, so perhaps it makes sense that they don’t give to one either.

But according to a survey, another 15 percent attend church but never put money in the plate. Giving, historically, increases with income and age, but the study notes that millennials and Gen Z are much more likely to give directly to family, friends, or even strangers than to support institutions.

Percentage Of Income Evangelicals Give to a Church:

10% give more than 8%

23% give 2% to 8%

26% give 0%

42% give less than 2%

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