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Judicatory Niches and Negotiations

Under denominational pressure to grow churches and membership, middle judicatory executives wrestle with the question of how much of their resources should go to strengthening congregations attracting and holding their typical members, and how much should be spent on starting or maintaining congregations that are reaching out to atypical (niche) members. This paper by Adair Lummis and offered by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research explores how judicatories relate to niche congregations as a strategy for church growth.

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