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In October 2012, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life reported that, based on new data, 19.5% of Americans register no religious affiliation. This is an almost five percent increase over the...

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For many, the condition of United States congregations and denominations is worse than reported by sociologists. In sundry settings, the decline is now irreversible. See Jim Collins’ research about...

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Congregational partnerships can be challenging.

If a congregation needs help with something beyond its grasp, its leaders are often advised to join efforts with another congregation or another...

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This article identifies four factors that keep congregational leaders from adapting.

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This book offers solutions for congregations who hope to grow a vibrant faith community despite declining resources and attendance, addressing potential challenges and questions you may have...

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This article describes the story of Calvary Baptist Church in D.C., which implemented new ministries and partnerships to rise from decline.

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This resource makes several observations on religion in America based on research, making the case that religion still strengthens the American common good.

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This 10-minute video survets the changing landscape of sacred buildings in Philadelphia.

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Written for congregations in the middle of a size transition, this book tackles issues relating to potentials problems a congregation may face when they are either increasing or decreasing in...

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This article argues that congregations should focus more on overall impact versus attendance.

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This book offers a proven model to ensure the success of a church merger, one that looks more like a fresh start versus a last-ditch effort that will only delay decline. Here, a merger is...

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This article will help growing congregations identify new needs due to their size and how to solve them.

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This book is written for clergy and lay leaders of congregations struggling to break through the attendance size barrier and will use organizational development observations to demystify the...

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