Prayer-Not Social Media-is What More People Turn to in Crisis, Study Finds
More people use prayer than social media such as Facebook and Twitter when making a major or difficult decision, according to new research.
Asked where people look for help in such a scenario, more than three quarters (77 per cent) of respondents told the polling company ComRes that they would consult friends and family. Just over half (51 per cent) said they would use online search engines or websites when looking for help, but only four per cent named social media including Facebook and Twitter, compared to six per cent who would turn to prayer.
Only two per cent would turn to a priest or another religious resource, such as the Bible or another holy book, according to the findings....