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Plant more churches

Clint Schnekloth, writing for the Lutheran Confessions blog, predicts the demise of “most churches” within the next seven years.

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How do we define “thriving”?

The Faith Communities Today 2015 survey finds that small churches are in danger of failing, working with low numbers of attendees and limited resources, but some remain stable and vibrant despite having scarce resources. This includes many Episcopal churches, which often have weekend attendance below 100 members.

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Is CrossFit a church?

Mark Oppenheimer, NY Times religion Beliefs columnist, explores the lives of committed CrossFitters, asking if it isn’t a replacement for both the secular and spiritual aspects of church.

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“Just Pray”–but not in UK cinemas

Have you seen ‘Just Pray’, the Church of England ad that was rejected by UK cinemas? Do you agree with the decision to bar it, or do you think it’s an example of political correctness? What do you think of the ad as a form of evangelizing?

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