Interesting article…

I was recently emailed an article about churches by a friend… I wanted to highlight some points in it…

The U.S. religious marketplace is extremely volatile, with nearly half of American adults leaving the faith tradition of their upbringing to either switch allegiances or abandon religious affiliation altogether, a new survey finds.

…mainline Protestant churches are in decline, non-denominational churches are gaining and the ranks of the unaffiliated are growing…

Although evangelical churches strive to win new Christian believers from the “unchurched,” the survey found most converts to evangelical churches were raised Protestant.

Read the whole article here:

http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/02/25/religion.survey.ap/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

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One Response

  1. Evangelical churches are Protestant. Non-denominational churches are Protestant. Protestant is the name given the Christian Churches which arose out of the Protestant Reformation as separate from the Roman Catholic Church. In fact the Baptist trace their linage back to the remnants of the first early Christian Churches that arose from the evangelical work of the early Disciples of Jesus their followers. Amaising how new age thinkers try to divide the Protestant Movement into evangelical, conservative, protestant or liberal. They are all Protestant in nature and have been here since the beginning of the break away of Christians from the Roman Catholic Church in the middle ages.

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