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Church Trends and Statistics

What Americans look for in a new church A study conducted by Pew Research Center examines what Americans identify when choosing a new congregation — something that about half of adults do over the course of their lives. About one-third of adults identified relocation as their reason for looking for a new place to worship. […]

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3 things “churches in the shadows” can learn from megachurches

Not every small church in the country is destined to become a megachurch, nor should it be. Nearly 90% of all churchgoers attend much smaller churches and obviously enjoy the size, fellowship and ministry they find there. Even so, here are some things we can learn from the megachurches, and which are likely to contribute to continued health and vitality, if not attendance growth.

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2013 year-end status of megachurches

By Warren Bird Big churches, for right or wrong, get a disproportionate amount of media attention. This happens especially Christmas and Easter, and in year-end tallies. Below I profile the latest megachurch statistics. Keep in mind that the average church globally numbers fewer than 100 in worship. Across the world, there are almost 5 million […]

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