Church Refugees: Sociologists Reveal Why People Are DONE with Church but Not Their Faith

by Josh Packard , Ashleigh Hope. Group Publishing , 2015.

Based on 100 in-depth interviews, this resource shines a light on why people opt out of congregational membership, but not their faith.


four strategies that can encourage reengagement with organized religion, insight from 100 in-depth interviews, why formerly active members leave the church

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Develop outreach for people who have left the church by applying the four strategies outlined.
  • Gain a better understanding of why formerly active members of the church leave but maintain their faith.

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