Church Growth

Documentary: the world's fastest-growing church is in Iran, has no buildings, and is mostly led by women

"A new film tells the story of the 'fastest-growing church' in the world, an underground, persecuted Christian movement in a country known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism." - Fox

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The Church Growth Gap: The Big Get Bigger While the Small Get Smaller

"A new study from Exponential by LifeWay ... gives a clear picture of the state of Protestant churches in America today. Most have fewer than 100 people attending services each Sunday (57%), including 21 percent who average fewer than 50. Around 1 in 10 churches (11%) average 250 or more for their worship services." - Christianity Today

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Literal interpretation of Bible 'helps increase church attendance'

"The authors of Theology Matters: Comparing the Traits of Growing and Declining Mainline Protestant Church Attendees and Clergy surveyed 2,225 churchgoers in Ontario, Canada, and conducted interviews with 29 clergy and 195 congregants. The paper is to be published in next month’s issue of the respected international journal, Review of Religious Research." The Guardian

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