The Most Notable Trends for the Church in 2021

The 12 things that will shape the immediate future of the church

The Economic Fallout for Churches From 2020

Almost half of U.S. Protestant pastors (48%) say the current economy is negatively impacting their church, including 5% who say the impact is very negative.

Study: Most Churches Have Not Returned to Pre-Pandemic Attendance Levels

One in 10 churches (9%) say their attendance in September was less than 30% of what it was in February before the pandemic spread to the U.S. Another 20% say attendance was between 30% and less than 50% of what it was.

3 Startling Stats That Reveal How Much the Church Has Changed This Year

The surprising trends that signal where the church is headed

Is Bivocational Better?

The Challenges and Benefits of Bivocational Ministry

3 Disagreement Traps to Avoid

More than a few of us fall into traps of incivility that do not represent Jesus Christ well.

Americans’ Diverse Views on Religion More Opinion Than Fact

More than half of Americans say religious beliefs are a matter of personal opinion, not objective facts. And that’s made clear by examining the varying, and sometimes...

Rules of Incivility

3 Disagreement Traps to Avoid

Church Growth in the Year of COVID

Throw out the playbook, not the mission.