Beyond The Ordinary Insights into U.S. Congregational Life
|A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why, Second Edition
An updated and expanded edition of A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations reflects new findings and includes updated statistics, tables, and cartoons, along with completely new chapters describing pastoral leaders and significant changes in congregational life between the 2001 and 2008 surveys. New Myth Traps and Fast Facts about congregational life are featured in each chapter. The Field Guide to U.S. Congregations is based on findings from Wave 2 (2008 and 2009) of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey, with comparisons to Wave 1 findings (2001).
|Beyond the Ordinary: 10 Strengths of U.S. Congregations
This book is an intricate look at vitality and health in congregations. The authors believe that there are ten strengths key to vital congregations. The U.S. Congregational Life Survey identified 10 key strengths that make congregations successful — characteristics that can be found in any type of congregation, whether it’s growing or declining, large or small, rural or urban.
Traditionally we think about context as location. In this view:
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