The (Columbia, S.C.) State: In the Bible Belt, where generations have hung their hats on their church-going nature and faithful traditions, an increasing trend of shrinking church attendance -- and increasing church closings -- signals a fundamental culture shift in South Carolina.
The New York Times: The lead pastor and the entire board of elders have resigned, saying that they had made a mistake by failing to believe the women who accused the Rev. Bill Hybels of sexual harassment.
The (Chicago) Tribune: Willow Creek pastor, elders step down, admit mishandling allegations against Bill Hybels
Crux: Writers at Crux don't normally do personal commentary, but sometimes a story becomes so big that just reporting it is not enough, says Rome bureau chief.
Pew Research: The most common reason they give is that they question a lot of religious teachings.