Survey: most churchgoers won’t skip church for football | Baptist Press

Baptist PressNASHVILLE (BP) — Most American churchgoers would rather attend church than watch their favorite football team, a LifeWay Research study shows. But a few die-hard fans are willing to miss out on worship to watch a game.

About 1 in 7 churchgoers (15 percent) say they’d skip church in order to watch their favorite football team, according to a survey of 994 churchgoers.

Researchers found most of the faithful balk at skipping church for football.

More than 8 in 10 (83 percent) disagree with the statement: “I would skip a weekly worship service in order to watch my favorite football team.” Continue reading →

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