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Report: Houses of Worship Declining Across U.S.

The Atlantic reports that the number of houses of worship in the United States is declining, and there is one salient reason why: the poor economy of the country since late 2008:

Report: Houses of Worship Declining Across U.S..

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He has written several books, dozens of articles, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and three children.

One Response to Report: Houses of Worship Declining Across U.S.

  1. I recently read that there is a shift = small churches closing down, megachurches growing, i.e. net-net Christianity is more or less at the same level in the US (number-wise).

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