2 edition of The State of the churches in the U.S.A. and Canada, 1979 found in the catalog.
The State of the churches in the U.S.A. and Canada, 1979
|Contributions||Ecumenism Research Agency|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||10 microfilm reels|
|Number of Pages||10|
A breakdown of overall attendance percentages by church type shows decreases across the board in evangelical, mainline and Catholic churches. The most significant drop in attendance came at the expense of the Catholic Church, which experienced an 11 percent decrease in its attendance percentage from to Numerous local community churches in the US have been well established for over a century, but this Christian non-denominational megachurch since is already the 4 th fastest growing in the country. Its pastor Kerry Shook made it onto the bestseller list with his book One Month to Live: 30 Days to a No-Regrets Life, and more recently with Love at Last Sight (abstract: take the 30 .
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Some of these issues have been addressed in previous chapters. In this chapter, we'll take a look at additional examples of government regulation of church activities, and available exemptions from such laws.
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