Category Archives: Church Trends

18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 19

Actually, I have one more trend. This is from the Washington Post, by way of Ben Witherington’s blog. After statistically analyzing the survey responses of over 2,200 congregants and the clergy members who serve them, we came to a counterintuitive … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 18+

Completing my highly derivative series on church trends are observations from Chris Martin. Trend 18+ are a series of trends Martin found in the recently released Gallup survey. 68% of ALL U.S. adults use Facebook. 56% of 18-29-year-olds use auto-deleting … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 17

Continuing my highly derivative series on church trends, the next six are from Carey Nieuwhof’s post 6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017. Trend 17: Engagement Will Become The New Attendance As I outlined here, wise leaders have stopped trying to attract people … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 16

Continuing my highly derivative series on church trends, the next six are from Carey Nieuwhof’s post 6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017. Trend 16: Anonymity Will Continue To Give Way To Community Some people head into your church wanting to be … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 15

Continuing my highly derivative series on church trends, the next six are from Carey Nieuwhof’s post 6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017. Trend 15: Preaching Will Fuse Both The Head And The Heart I believe the most effective preachers in … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 14

Continuing my highly derivative series on church trends, the next six are from Carey Nieuwhof’s post 6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017. Trend 14: Preachers Who Can’t Speak To The Unchurched Will Preach To A Shrinking Crowd Just because your church … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 13

Continuing my highly derivative series on church trends, the next six are from Carey Nieuwhof’s post 6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017. Trend 13: Cool Church Will Morph [H]aving great preaching, a great band, and even lights and haze is less … Continue reading

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