Saturday, December 20, 2008

Interesting Statistic About Recessions

imageAccording to David Beckworth in Praying for Recession: The Business Cycle and Protestant Religiosity in the United States, churches grow in hard times During each recession cycle between 1968 and 2004, the rate of growth in evangelical churches jumped by 50%. By comparison, mainline Protestant churches continued their decline during recessions, though a bit more slowly.

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