Jump to Navigation

Research > Congregational Research

Feature

Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

 

More Stories

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

View of Lakewood Church, Houston

Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

Even lay people can, and should, ask tough questions about polls to see if their claims match their findings. And when it comes to poll data we should all be informed consumers.

Managing Conflict Constructively Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Endowment Grants Churches Christianity

Left to fester, conflict can lead church members to leave, finances to plummet, faith to be forever lost. It doesn’t have to be this way.

View all articles and resources >

Resourcing Theological Education Conferences— will offer workshops on topics related to annual... More > In this essay, church researcher Loren Mead distinguishes between large congregations and wealthy... More >
The Association of Religion Data Archives website is a collection of the data from hundreds of... More > The African American Lectionary, a collaborative project of the African American Pulpit and the... More >

News

News

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Calendar

Thu, Sep 27, 2018 - 09:00 am
The dates for Homecoming 2018 have been set for Sept.

Popular Tools

Compare Yourself
How do you compare to the rest of the U.S. population?
Gender:
Age:
Education:
Religious Preference:
 

Widget provided by:

Search