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Research: Religion Losing Influence

67% of Americans currently say religion is losing its influence on American life, up from 59% in July ’06, according to the Pew Research Center. 53% of the total public says this is a bad thing vs. 10% who see it as a good thing. 52% now say houses of worship should keep out of political matters vs. 43% who say they should express their views on day-to-day social and political questions.


(Christian Post 8/22/10) 





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Gary D. Foster founded and leads Gary D. Foster Consulting, a marketing and management service specializing in helping religious product companies and ministries discover and optimize new revenue streams and to better leverage existing ones. He served as an executive with Focus on the Family, where he managed their award-winning book publishing operation and $110 million direct-mail fundraising division. He also spent 12 years with the Christian Booksellers Association, where he served as President and CEO of CBA Service Corporation. He also served in executive product development and marketing positions with Cook Communications Ministries, Moody Press and Moody Magazine. Learn more about Gary at www.GaryDFoster.com.