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Religion in America

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Congregational Vitality

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As religious affiliation decreases, congregations worry what to do in the face of decline. Susan Beaumont, leadership expert and former Alban consultant, explains four factors that keep...

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Denominational leader and former pastor Jeffrey Jones offers both “hard truths” and hope to congregations who desire vibrant and healthy faith communities despite declining attendance and...

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Is your congregation growing? Or perhaps your congregation is getting smaller? Regardless, it helps to know what to expect as your congregation changes. This book, by former Alban consultant...

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Rev. Evan M. Dolive is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He currently serves in Beaumont, Texas. He is also a pastor with an opinion; perhaps a controversial point...

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Certain needs develop when your congregation grows. This article will help you identify those needs. And then do something about them. When your congregation grows there is more need for formal...

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More than one clergy person has remarked, “We get to 200 then the next year we are back down to 160 in worship. Why is this happening?” There is something about the 200 barrier. This book takes...

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Two things to know about this resource. First, it was produced with an Episcopal audience in mind. Second, the information it provides about size theory is applicable to almost any Protestant...

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This article is addressed to small congregations whose current situation is not working and intentional decisions about the congregation’s future must be made. Alice Mann, former Alban Institute...

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For congregations interested in learning about a community that has effected a significant change in culture, the story of Calvary Baptist Church in D.C. may be instructive. This Faith & Leadership...

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Congregations across the United States increasingly struggle to maintain physical houses of worship as membership declines and buildings age. One preservationist deems it a “national crisis.” In...

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