Top 10 Things Americans Worship (And Shouldn’t)

In America, today, the overwhelming majority of people religiously identify as Christian — about 71%. Christians follow the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth; a man who said to “worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.”

What does “worship” mean? Most people are familiar with the concept to some extent, and assign it meaning in relation to religious activity (maybe within the context of a church). Here is a dictionary definition of the word.

Extravagant respect or admiration for, or devotion to, an object of esteem.

Are there things which people “esteem” with more reverence, respect, and admiration than God? You better believe it (pretty much everyone does at some point or another). Here are the top ten things that Americans worship (and shouldn’t).


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Patrick is the founder and lead editor of the publication. Currently a pastor of many years by trade, Patrick served in the US Army and did his graduate work at both Miami University in Oxford, OH (Social Sciences) and the University of Dayton (Theology) — earning an advanced degree. He enjoys bringing a larger historical and philosophical perspective to his projects. Also, he likes comic books.