Tagged: Church Life

Some reflections on seeker-sensitive churches

In the 1980’s, Bill Hybels and some other young Christian leaders decided that traditional church was too stiff, too foreign to modern unchurched people, and ignorant of the ways that contemporary people take in information.  They tried an experiment they called "seeker-sensitive" churches, in which...

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The Sins of the Church I – Rules and Regulations

One theologically liberal blog I read recently listed the sins of the modern church, and I thought the list was worth discussing from an evangelical position (ostensibly, one that balances love and truth, while not abandoning either one, as liberal/fundamental churches often do). We ought...

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America’s most influential churches

This list is always intriguing to me. It’s not the “best” church or the most biblical church, but the most influential (which may be a good or a bad thing) according to those surveyed? Anyone ever been to any of these churches or have an...

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College students leave church, not faith, behind

A recent study challenges the conventional wisdom that going off to college results in students leaving their faith. Researchers at The University of Texas found that those who never went to college had the highest rates of decline in church attendance (76.2 percent), diminished importance...

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