Religiosity index shows the changes in religious activity in the United States. Religiosity in the United States is in the midst of what might be called ‘The Great Decline.’ Previous declines in religion pale in comparison. Over the past fifteen years, the drop in religiosity has been twice as great as the decline of the […]
Duke University sociologist Mark Chaves’ working title for his new book on trends in U.S. religion was “Continuity and Change in American Religion.” But the folks on the Princeton University Press marketing team suggested he could attract more attention with the bolder title: The Decline of American Religion. Chaves, director of the National Congregations Study, […]
How 5 Bad Habits Hinder Church Growth DOWNLOAD NOW There’s no quick fix growth strategy for churches, but there are 5 things you should avoid at all cost. This ebook will help your church with the difficult process of self-evaluation and point out practical fixes to get you back on track for positive church growth.
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You’ve probably heard about GDPR. The new European data protection regulation that applies practically to everyone enters in power on May 25, 2018. Especially if you operate a church or ministry website, it’s most likely that there’s already a process for getting your systems in compliance with the regulation. GDPR in effect adds to or […]
Tuesday, MAY 15, noon EDT & Thursday MAY, 17, 8PM EDT The webinar will last an hour and is free. Register now! Parents, Kids, and Porn: The Conversation. Conversing with our kids about sex shouldn’t be defined by a single, stammering, “talk” when our child hits puberty. Like the pursuit of purity itself, communication with […]
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THE CHURCH – IMPACTING SOCIETY THROUGH THE AREAS OF INFLUENCE By Roydon Loveley THE CHURCH IN SOCIETY TODAY The Church should be seeking to influence and change society. Unfortunately the general perception of the church in the media is that it is irrelevant and dying with just a few old ladies attending. Church leaders are […]
National church survey reveals important data about the state of the church in America today The survey has been conducted for the past two years in several hundred congregations from all denominations across the United States. All collected national trends provide information about essential ministry dynamics and characteristics of the local congregation like: Church Type […]
The World Needs Thoughtful, Religiously Literate Leaders Join us June 18 to June 21, 2018, for Harvard Divinity School’s inaugural executive education program: Making Change. LEARN MORE Address Today’s Most Pressing Issues • Study alongside leading scholars of religion and ethics. • Expand your positive impact on the world. • Reflect on life’s most profound […]