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Survey: Small minority of Americans use Facebook, Twitter for religious reasons
August 3rd, 2012
02:36 PM ET

Survey: Small minority of Americans use Facebook, Twitter for religious reasons

By Dan Merica, CNN

Washington (CNN) – Despite the attention that major religious leaders have received for their use of Facebook and Twitter – including pastors like Rick Warren and Joel Osteen - a new survey finds that only a small minority of Americans use social media for religious reasons.

Six percent of Americans say they are part of a spiritual group on Facebook, and 5% report that they follow a spiritual leader on Twitter, according to a survey released this week by the Public Religion Research Institute. The numbers come as nearly half of Americans report using Facebook at least a few times a week.

“We were a little bit surprised,” said Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute. “We thought there would be a higher usage given all the press that has surrounded pastors on Twitter and people posting prayers online.”

Some religious leaders have taken to Twitter with gusto.

Evangelical ministers and authors like and Osteen (834,419 followers), Warren (684,144 followers) and Mark Driscoll (262,935 followers) have used the social media site to expand their personal brands and to reach worshipers. Even the Dalai Lama has become active on Twitter, with 4.8 million followers.

The size of Osteen’s, Warren’s and Driscoll’s followings is proof of another trend, Jones said.

“The exception to (the lack of religion on social media), and really this is across the board, are white evangelical Protestants,” Jones said. “They stand out.”

On Facebook, in particular, white Protestant evangelicals are more actively engaging with their faith than people of other faiths. While half of survey respondents said they don’t post their religious affiliations on Facebook, just 25% of white evangelicals said they don't post their beliefs to Facebook.

According to the survey, white evangelicals are more likely than people of other faiths to post about being in church and more likely to have downloaded a sermon.

“Part of the reason why is that social media fits very well with the great commission to go out and make disciples,” Jones said.

The use of social media is also in line with evangelicals' embrace of technology. Evangelicals were some of the first religious leaders to take to radio, to utilize local access television and even, in some cases, to tap into cable and satellite television in the early 1990s.

The survey also finds that younger Americans are significantly more likely to post about religion than their older counterparts. For example, younger Americans are much more likely than older Americans to follow a religious leader on Twitter or Facebook (9% vs. 1%) and are more likely to have joined a religious group on Facebook (10% vs. 1%).

In many ways, Jones said, young and old Americans are mirror images of one another when you compare their social media uses and the level of which they attend church. While a majority of people online are age 18 to 29, a majority of people in church pews are older than 65, says Jones.

“Social media users are a different population that church users,” Jones said. “If you look at who is online and who is on church, those are different groups of people.”

The Public Religion Research Institute phone survey was conducted between July 25 and July 29 with a random sample of 1,026 adults of 18 years of age or older. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

- Dan Merica

Filed under: Church • Technology

soundoff (209 Responses)
  1. Rational Libertarian

    Twitter and religion, it's a close call as to which is degrading humanity more (although I think religion just wins).

    August 3, 2012 at 9:47 pm |
    • b4bigbang

      Apparently the whole atheist raison d'être, i.e., the statement "there is no god" is based on a fallacy.

      August 3, 2012 at 9:51 pm |
    • Ungodly Discipline

      What fallacy might that be B4?

      August 3, 2012 at 10:15 pm |
    • Sports Fan

      I am reminded of Michael Phelps's 0.01-second finish ahead of Čavić which prompted the Serbian delegation to file a protest.

      August 3, 2012 at 10:21 pm |
    • Rational Libertarian

      What's fallacious about that statement? Also, most atheists wouldn't make that statement, we prefer to say that we don't believe in god. Statements of absolute certainty are the realm of retardo-fundies.

      August 3, 2012 at 10:28 pm |
    • .

      That's because you believe yourselves, as a group, to be gods.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:30 pm |
    • Bootyfunk

      @ .

      showing how ignorant you are again. atheists think they are something that doesn't exist. brilliant, christard.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:41 pm |
    • Rufus T. Firefly

      To the dot person, why do religious people say that? It seems like you are so incapable of imagining no god that you think that if someone doesn't believe in your god then they must believe themselves to be god. You simply can't imagine someone not assigning the role of god to something, can you?

      August 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Yup, I've always seen myself as a Mars or a Jupiter.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:44 pm |
    • Bootyfunk

      well said, rufus.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:44 pm |
    • Leo

      Booty, what part of " logic and reason" compels you to call people "christard"? Very impressive!!

      August 3, 2012 at 11:49 pm |
    • Satan

      I am my own authority. I am a god...on the interwebz yall muthafvckas! Choke on dis hog, looks like a babies arm holding an apple. That's right, I just said that.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:51 pm |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Leo

      The fact that it takes some sort of mental retardation to be a Christian.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:54 pm |
    • Roger

      It only takes a liar to be an atheist.

      August 4, 2012 at 12:21 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      I literally can not help not believing in BS fairy stories. I'd be lying if I said I did believe in Yahweh, Vishnu, etc. Why should I be disingenuous to please a bunch of retards?

      August 4, 2012 at 12:28 am |
    • mongo

      atheist lie. god talk to mongo. mongo no like atheist.

      August 4, 2012 at 12:28 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Roger=TROLL

      August 4, 2012 at 12:36 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      I'm really the troll. I just lie and claim every Christian is.

      August 4, 2012 at 12:56 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Immitation is a form of flattery.

      August 4, 2012 at 1:03 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Except, in my case.

      August 4, 2012 at 1:18 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Oh do stop, I'm blushing with embarrassment. Do you love me that much?

      August 4, 2012 at 1:28 am |
    • lamb of dog

      I agree. At least we can confirm twitter exist.

      August 4, 2012 at 2:13 am |
    • Rational Libertarian

      Well, religion exists as well, it's just based around a load of BS. Twitter is based on the idea that the retarded general public care about every waking moment in a celebrity's life, which is very true, unfortunately.

      August 4, 2012 at 2:19 am |
  2. Bootyfunk

    “Social media users are a different population that church users,” Jones said. “If you look at who is online and who is on church, those are different groups of people.”

    yep, church goers are old; computer users are young.

    August 3, 2012 at 7:58 pm |
    • póóhpybutt

      And provide here a link that says: vast majority that use facebook and twitter, PLEASEEEE!!!

      August 3, 2012 at 10:55 pm |
    • póóhpybutt

      And provide here a link that says: vast majority that use facebook and twitter for atheistic reasons, PLEASEEEE!!!

      August 3, 2012 at 10:57 pm |
    • .

      And atheists are morons. What's your point Bootyfunk?

      August 3, 2012 at 11:32 pm |
    • Bootyfunk

      @ .

      atheists use logic and reason - i'm sure that's a foreign concept to you, christard.

      "circ.umvent your intelligence."
      - kirk cameron

      i'm sure he's a hero of yours.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:40 pm |
    • Bootyfunk

      I'm just a moron, don't read what I write.

      August 4, 2012 at 1:23 am |
  3. oralisM

    I sense your frustration, Ungodly Discipline. Education, scholarly research and even rational thought and discourse are valued less and less among the masses here in the West. Politics is swinging to the right. Economic conditions are uncertain and frighten many. I think the future is bright for religion and superstition. There is good reason to look forward to final victory.

    August 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm |
  4. Ungodly Discipline

    I have to hand it to Christians and other cults. Bless their hearts, they don't have a single shred of facts or reality to stand on but they just keep on fighting back even though there is no hope for victory. Well done tards, well done.

    August 3, 2012 at 6:59 pm |
    • Rebel4Christ

      No hope! At least I don't believe I'm just going to die and go to an empty grave for all eternity!

      August 3, 2012 at 7:02 pm |
    • Rebel4Christ

      Shred of proof really? Look around you! Everything in creation screams God!!

      August 3, 2012 at 7:05 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      Rebel,
      The fact that you have invented a system which you think has psychological comfort does not really help your cause. It makes people think you have a conflict of interest. If it did not grant you a reward, would you stilll believe in god(s) ? If the answer to that is "no", you are pathetic. If yes, you might be a hero.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:07 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      Well you are regardless.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:07 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      Rebel,
      Nothing "screams god(s). Your problem is that your limited education allows your brain no other interpretation of your perceptions. Sorry. The Anthropic Principle is debunked.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:10 pm |
    • Keeping It Real

      Rebel4Christ
      " Look around you! Everything in creation screams God!!"

      Only if you are uninformed. You might have been one of the ones way back when who tossed virgins into volcanoes to appease the angry gods who lived in there.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:11 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      If a jet airliner flew over a group of natives, somewhere, who had never seen a plane, they would assume it was a god.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      What you are describing is the/a Gestalt psychological experience. In fact, every element in that you see around you, is deconstructable, and science knows pretty much exactly, whey each of the elements occur, and most important, why your brain interprets them the way you do. See Dr. Andy Thompson's "Why we believe in gods". (YouTube)

      August 3, 2012 at 7:21 pm |
    • Rebel4Christ

      I love how atheists always go after your education when they disagree with you! There is a God and how could you be so blind!!! Do you actually seek after him? No because you are fast to say there isn't one. I have know some atheists who have gotten saved and turned to Jesus not because of lack of education but because they found the truth and nothing makes sense without God!

      August 3, 2012 at 7:36 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      And I know people that opened their eyes and denounced god. I'm one. I feel much better now.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:41 pm |
    • hawaiiguest

      @Rebel

      Sorry, but "WE EXIST" proves absolutely nothing when it comes to the existence of a god. Perhaps we should take this step by step.
      First: Define "god" (characteristics, effect in reality, etc.)

      August 3, 2012 at 7:41 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      I don't feel scared, confused, or guilty anymore.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:42 pm |
    • Rebel4Christ

      I guess you base everything on feeling then, why not base it off truth

      August 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm |
    • Bob

      You know Rebel, you can't persuade a blind man to see. Particularly an exceptionally moronic blind man who refuses to believe anyone else can see.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      I do. You should too.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      See what. Nothing?

      August 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      "Look around you! Everything in creation screams God!!"

      THAT is a "feeling". YOU are the one who bases the belief on emotion.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:52 pm |
    • hawaiiguest

      I guess Rebel wants to ignore me. I feel sad now.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:56 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      Rebel ignores everything that doesn't confirm his preconceived ideas.

      August 3, 2012 at 8:02 pm |
    • Michael

      Laminin nuff said

      August 3, 2012 at 9:43 pm |
    • Keeping It Real

      Michael
      "Laminin nuff said"

      Oh please! You got that sappy chain letter too?... and believed it? **sigh**

      p.s. Didja know that there's a hammer & anvil (bones) in the inner ear? That's a sure sign that Hephaestus/Vulcan is Lord, isn't it?! 🙂

      August 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm |
    • Keeping It Real

      p.s. oh yeah, I forgot... there are lunate bones (crescent-shaped) in each wrist - so, there ya' go = Allah's work.

      August 3, 2012 at 9:55 pm |
    • realbuckyball

      The reason the Muslims use the Crescent moon, is because Islam developed from a moon-god cult.

      August 3, 2012 at 10:13 pm |
    • Keeping It Real

      Ooooh, look at what I just found:

      It's the laminin-nidogen complex (even smaller parts of your sometime-looks-like-a-cross deal).
      http://graylab.jhu.edu/~mdaily/capri/gallery/gallery.html

      It looks just like PASTA!!!! All Hail, FSM 🙂

      August 3, 2012 at 10:34 pm |
    • .

      The slob your ancestors put together is the reason you're so determined to trash Jesus' truth.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:33 pm |
    • ..

      .

      quit cranking out trash and calling it the truth, then (Jesus's or otherwise).

      August 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm |
    • Mirosal

      Jesus was gay and had gan'g-ban'gs with his 12 best friends .. how's THAT for character deformation? So send your little jesus dead guy zombie after me .. oh, wait .. that is, IF you can prove he ever existed in the FIRST place!!!

      August 3, 2012 at 11:44 pm |
    • Mirosal

      I'm a liar like my father the devil is. I don't know how to be truthful, I only know how to lie and I love it. That's not true either. I don't know how to love either.

      August 4, 2012 at 1:06 am |
    • Michael

      Mr. Real, I am very glad you are able to make a story out of pictures. I used to do that in preschool. But people actually read when they get older and educated. I suggest you read about the important functions of the laminin protein and compare them to a specific verse in the bible. That's if you are literate. enjoy.

      August 4, 2012 at 5:58 pm |
    • Keeping It Real

      Michael:
      "....make a story out of pictures. I used to do that in preschool."

      And you are still doing it... only you are serious; I was being whimsical.

      I'm well aware of your "holds things together" Bible verse. The lengths to which believers will go to give that book some scientific credibility is flabbergasting.

      This is the same book where:
      - the LORD tells Moses to cure leprosy with dead doves' blood.
      - the LORD tells Moses how to discern if a female is a virgin by watching her thigh rot after she drinks magic water.
      - bats are birds
      - pi is 3
      - the Earth is flat
      - rabbits chew their cud
      - the Earth was fully covered in water and all but 8 of its inhabitants and 3,000,000(+/-) animals on a boat drowned.

      There is not a scintilla of verified evidence for the supernatural beings and events told about in that book.

      August 4, 2012 at 6:28 pm |
  5. GOD PARTICLE UK Dave

    THE WORDS YOU ALWAYS SUSPECTED ....

    WELL MY PUPILS – TELL THE MASTER YOUR COMPLAINTS !!!! 🙂

    August 3, 2012 at 6:52 pm |
  6. lamb of dog

    Hey everyone start being scared now. god is coming later today or tomorrow. Its your last chance to repent. Be scared . Your going to go to a big fiery scary place if you don't do as your commanded. Blah blah blah

    August 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm |
    • .

      Hey, you were first, now your last and most of your tribe doesn't make it.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:34 pm |
    • Satan

      . is on its period, because every post from it is like blood leaking out of a stinky cvnt.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:54 pm |
  7. toad

    There's a lot to like about atheology. One day there will be an end to the babbling and posturing of atheists, and to everything else about them. In a universe too cold and disconnected for even time to have any meaning they will not even be forgotten. Everything about them will have long since been annihilated.

    August 3, 2012 at 6:20 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      Just like you and y our silly Sky Fairy.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:22 pm |
    • Ungodly Discipline

      toad, explain the meaning of time. Your post is without merit if you don't qualify the central point. This should be fascinating.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:27 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      I guarantee you that if humans don't destroy themselves first over some silly religious war atheists will be around long after those who wish to have their lives ruled by an ancient fairytale.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:28 pm |
    • toad

      UD, if the universe reaches a state where nothing is able to influence anything else, there are no sequential events. How could the direction of time be known or meaningful? How could there be clocks even in the abstract?

      August 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm |
    • Ungodly Discipline

      toad, you are saying that time has meaning now but at another time it won't. If time changes over time, then time does not change.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:46 pm |
    • TruthPrevails :-)

      Poor toad has not studied basic science...99% of everything to have ever existed has gone extinct, we will cause our own extinction, no imaginary friend needed and the only way this earth will cease to exist is when the sun burns out but in order for someone like toad to comprehend those basics, they'd have needed to have it past grade 2.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:01 pm |
    • toad

      You've got me pegged, TruthPrevails. The 2nd grade was just too much for me.

      August 3, 2012 at 7:03 pm |
    • .

      Lamb of dog is fighting for his birth right to be a god collectively with the other morons that believe his slop.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm |
    • Satan

      . Is fighting for his birth tight to be a human sperm receptacle just like his mothers blown out butt hole.

      August 4, 2012 at 12:11 am |
  8. ChristardMingle.com

    All gods are rooted in myths. The bible is a amalgam of myths put together to create religion. Those that believe in an omnipotent god are delusional. Religion has been used for thousands of years to tame the people. Ignorance of university level history on the origins of myths and religions appears to be an issue.

    August 3, 2012 at 6:05 pm |
    • .

      The atheists mantra, lies, just like Anderson Cooper conning and lying his way into his job. Wrote a book about being a liar and a cheat.. Has the audacity to give a half story about Christian school, but, this guy has never raised a kid in his life, never mind take in all the trouble makes that complained because they couldn't get their way.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:39 pm |
    • Satan

      @ .

      Were you "touched" by an uncle or stepfather possibly? That's the vibe you give out. Maybe someone got a knuckle deep on you?

      August 4, 2012 at 12:03 am |
  9. Brother Maynard

    Armaments, Chapter Two, Verses Nine to Twenty-One.
    "And Saint Atila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying,
    'Oh, Lord, bless this thy hand grenade that with it thou mayest blow
    thy enemies to tiny bits, in thy mercy.' And the Lord did grin, and
    people did feast upon the lambs, and sloths, and carp, and anchovies,
    and orangutans, and breakfast cereals, and fruit bats, and large –"

    August 3, 2012 at 5:47 pm |
    • Fruffy the Gerbil of Doom,went to the Far East, looling for Bippy

      That's fine. Just lay off the rodents.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:00 pm |
    • Ungodly Discipline

      Fluff, if you find that S.O.B. Bippy let me know. I am VERY tired of the very annoying annoyance of getting pelted with acorns every goddam morning by those cell phone using rod-i !!

      August 3, 2012 at 6:15 pm |
  10. Rufus T. Firefly

    I wonder how often they use this advanced technology to argue that science doesn't work...

    August 3, 2012 at 5:24 pm |
    • Huebert

      Daily, just go to the CNN light years blog to see.

      August 3, 2012 at 5:49 pm |
  11. Billy

    God doesn't need 140 characters or less to speak. He just needs epileptics and schizophrenics to hear his "voice." Then the killing starts...

    August 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm |
    • just sayin

      Lol scary true

      August 3, 2012 at 5:42 pm |
    • Satan

      Your posts make want to go see the batman movie for some reason. Weird!

      August 4, 2012 at 12:05 am |
  12. Ungodly Discipline

    The issue here is only the first of these. We need to get the ones on inside so no one else matters in the follow up phase.

    August 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm |
  13. HeavenSent

    You athiests must like worms. Pay no attention to the small minded fools that got their brain fried. I eat from the dog bowl. You should read back through the previous articles for over a year dummy and you will know Jesus' truth. I know you atheists to be fools. Notice who is most quoted in the Golden rule. Jesus Christ's wisdom.

    Amen.

    August 3, 2012 at 4:19 pm |
    • Billy

      Ya ya even the dog eats scraps at the master's table. Give me some healing!

      August 3, 2012 at 5:22 pm |
    • HeavenSent

      I will be laughing from above as you burn for eternity for ignoring Jesus's truth and love.

      August 3, 2012 at 5:44 pm |
    • Brother Maynard

      HS sez:
      "I will be laughing from above as you burn for eternity for ignoring Jesus's truth and love."
      Wow ... that's intense. You're a sadist.

      August 3, 2012 at 5:52 pm |
    • EvolvedDNA

      heavensent.. on no.. not again..JCs wisdom of which you cannot speak or know not........Its just your slogan and meaningless at that.

      August 3, 2012 at 6:12 pm |
    • Rebel4Christ

      Heaven sent how can you call yourself a Christian? You tell atheists your going to laugh and be happy when there in hell but that's not Christ like! Jesus told us to care for the lost and I am crying and praying for this country to start turning to America!

      August 3, 2012 at 7:41 pm |
    • Leber8Chlist^2

      Orientar Jeebus, say you have pire of clap, Rebel.

      August 3, 2012 at 9:45 pm |
  14. J.W

    I should start using my facebook to become a spiritual leader.

    August 3, 2012 at 4:08 pm |
    • Nah

      That'd be facekook 🙂

      August 3, 2012 at 4:20 pm |
    • Billy

      You need MySpace for that! All on your knees and worship the almighty TOM!

      August 3, 2012 at 5:23 pm |
  15. ReligiousPoopShoot.com

    Any religion based on Jesus Christ is gonna lick balls, because Jesus does in fact lick balls.

    Cubist Turd

    August 3, 2012 at 3:52 pm |
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      Jesus and Mohammed are one-note jokes that only retards follow. They’re fuking clown shoes. If they were real I’d beat the sh.it out of them for being so stupid.

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      August 3, 2012 at 3:54 pm |
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      August 3, 2012 at 3:55 pm |
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    • Roger

      Pervert.

      August 4, 2012 at 12:14 am |
  16. Atheism is not healthy for children and other living things

    Prayer changes things

    August 3, 2012 at 3:34 pm |
    • Jesus

      Prayer does not; you are such a LIAR. You have NO proof it changes anything! A great example of prayer proven not to work is the Christians in jail because prayer didn't work and their children died. For example: Susan Grady, who relied on prayer to heal her son. Nine-year-old Aaron Grady died and Susan Grady was arrested.

      An article in the Journal of Pediatrics examined the deaths of 172 children from families who relied upon faith healing from 1975 to 1995. They concluded that four out of five ill children, who died under the care of faith healers or being left to prayer only, would most likely have survived if they had received medical care.

      The statistical studies from the nineteenth century and the three CCU studies on prayer are quite consistent with the fact that humanity is wasting a huge amount of time on a procedure that simply doesn’t work. Nonetheless, faith in prayer is so pervasive and deeply rooted, you can be sure believers will continue to devise future studies in a desperate effort to confirm their beliefs!

      August 3, 2012 at 3:36 pm |
  17. Bootyfunk

    p.orn > religion

    lol.

    August 3, 2012 at 3:23 pm |
    • truth be told

      and again

      August 3, 2012 at 3:35 pm |
    • Huebert

      And it's way more fun to be a part of. 😉

      August 3, 2012 at 3:57 pm |
  18. Honey Badger Dont Care

    It should start, "Once upon a time....." just like all good fairy tales.

    August 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm |
    • on judgement day

      look for honey badger it will be one if the ones with the permanent oh sh it look on its face

      August 3, 2012 at 3:36 pm |
    • dman0001

      The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.
      You Atheist prove the Bible correct and true with every single post you make here.

      August 3, 2012 at 3:38 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      Look at for judgement day. He's the one with the sheepish look.

      August 3, 2012 at 4:11 pm |
    • on judgement day

      look among those commended for good and faithful service as you are being tossed in the lake of fire, you might catch a glimpse before beginning your eternity.

      August 3, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
  19. sam

    Yeah, enjoy tweeting bible quotes to each other. That'll be exhilarating.

    August 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm |
  20. Gospel

    Spread the Good news in John 3:16

    August 3, 2012 at 2:57 pm |
    • Bootyfunk

      it's good news that god sent his son to be murdered and in some twisted way that helps others?

      ew.

      August 3, 2012 at 3:24 pm |
    • truth be told

      Once again bippyfunk proves it don't know sh it

      August 3, 2012 at 3:35 pm |
    • lamb of dog

      Spread the good news. Religion is dying among the youth.

      August 3, 2012 at 4:14 pm |
    • Anon

      The sooner it dies, the better for the youth.

      August 3, 2012 at 4:53 pm |
    • .

      Don't worry Bootyfunk, you're getting the Gold for ensuring you have that fast ride to hell. You and your atheist team mates.

      August 3, 2012 at 11:44 pm |
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