Date: September 19, 2023 07:16PM
“With the help of friends, they raised about $100,000 and enlisted the help of two political scientists who survey religious trends in the U.S. — Ryan Burge at Eastern Illinois University and Paul Djupe of Denison University — to create what they think is the largest-ever study of folks who stopped going to church.
That study, combined with other data about America’s changing religious landscape, led them to a sobering conclusion.
“More people have left the church in the last 25 years than all the new people who became Christians from the First Great Awakening, Second Great Awakening, and Billy Graham crusades combined,” Davis and Graham write in their book, “The Great Dechurching: Who’s Leaving, Why Are They Going, and What Will It Take to Bring Them Back?“
Why did you leave and what would it take to get you to go back?
Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/19/2023 10:17PM by schrodingerscat.