Research Reveals Importance of Small Groups, Evangelism, Assimilation for Church Growth
A Lifeway Research study finds church growth requires active small groups, focused evangelism, and the assimilation of new believers.
Most Pastors, Churchgoers See More Than Monthly Attendance as Standard
Emerging from a period of paused physical gatherings, pastors and churchgoers are considering what regular church attendance means.
Pastors Encourage Racial Reconciliation, Churchgoers Want More Diversity in the Church
U.S. Protestant pastors are doing more to encourage racial reconciliation. Still, most churchgoers want more ethnic diversity in the church.
U.S. Hispanic Protestant Landscape Full of Growing, Vibrant Churches
U.S. Protestant Hispanic churches are finding success in building community within their congregations and reaching those outside their walls.
Churchgoers Value Time Alone With God, Practice Varies
Most churchgoers value regularly spending time alone with God, but this time looks different from person to person.
Most Churches Plan to Open on Christmas and New Year’s Day
Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, and for most pastors, that gives them all the more reason to gather as a church.