Members of the Soup of Success program in Elkhart County, Ind., learn job skills while packing gift baskets. A gift to Soup of Success, a food pantry and job training program run by the  faith-based Church Community Services agency in Elkhart, IN., would not be counted as religious giving before the new study. Religion News Service file photo

Members of the Soup of Success program in Elkhart County, Ind., learn job skills while packing gift baskets. A gift to Soup of Success, a food pantry and job training program run by the faith-based Church Community Services agency in Elkhart, IN., would not be counted as religious giving before the new study. Religion News Service file photo