Barna: 5 things you want to know about the Church in America
By Michael F. Haverluck - Posted at OneNewsNow:
“Declining church loyalty – or what is sometimes referred to as ‘church hopping’ – is becoming a common feature of churchgoing,” Barna researchers revealed.To better understand Americans’ relationship with their churches, the latest research by the Barna Group revealed a number of key trends among practicing Christians and churched adults.
It was discovered that "practicing Christians" – those who attend church at least once a month – constitute a quarter (25%) of Americans adults (63.5 million), whereas "churched adults" – who attended church at least once in the last six months – represent nearly half (49%) of American adults (124 million).
Barna Group president David Kinnaman stressed the significance of each group of Americans.
Five major trends were discovered when examining the church in America.