From Anecdote to Evidence

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Published yesterday – fascinating research in the Church of England as to why churches grow – and why they decline. What are the facts and what conclusions can be drawn?

They explain some things about the Methodist Church too in my experience.

Have a read and see what you think…..

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2 thoughts on “From Anecdote to Evidence

  1. I read the report, too, and I think there are a couple of clear challenges for typical cherished Methodist practice. One is that continued alteration of worship styles inhibits growth – so the traditional use of the Plan needs criticism. The other is the dilution of leadership across more than once church as an inhibitor. Don’t think I need to say any more, really.

  2. Pingback: From Evidence to Action | davideflavell

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