Tiny Churches, Big Hopes: Why Some Thrive Despite the Odds

In the age of the megachurch, meet some very small congregations that defy the odds for survival and thrive by “being all you can be in a religious setting.”

CHR Comment: In 2010, 49% of congregations had 100 or fewer members. That figure rose to 58% in the last five years. 90% of American congregations are Protestant and the majority of them fit into the smaller churches category. The article explains a study of changes in American religious life and how some congregations are finding ways to thrive.

Source: Tiny churches, big hopes: Why some thrive despite the odds – Religion News Service


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