[he] was afraid" that he might lose his faith in people.
Jonathan Kent, the father of Superboy, tells his son that he prayed for him during a recent crisis.
For example, popular comic book writer Mark Millar () has written that Superman is a Methodist.
Curt Swan, one of the best-known and most influential Superman artists, was raised Presbyterian but also attended Methodist churches while growing up (see:
The father and super-powered son are framed in front of a Christian church (note the cross on the tower or steeple in the background).
Later on this same page, Superman mentions "the solid, moral foundation my foster parents gave" him. Maggin, an observant Jew who is one of Superman's most popular and influential contemporary chroniclers, stated in a 1998 interview that Clark Kent and the entire family are Methodists.