Post Tagged with: "Church of England"

 
  • A Prophecy of Church Decline

    At the beginning of the New Year, David Robertson, a well known Free Church of Scotland minister and blogger, gave ten prophecies for 2017 [1]. One of these particularly caught […]

     
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  • Churches or Political Parties: Who has the Largest Membership?

    I write much about the growth and decline of Christian churches, but given the political events in the UK following the EU referendum I thought I would compare church membership […]

     
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  • Closing Rural Churches

    Is This the Way to Church Growth? Recently in an article for the Guardian newspaper Giles Fraser suggested the Church of England should do to its churches what Beeching did […]

     
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  • Anglican Church Decline in the West – Possible Reasons

    In the previous blog, I looked at attendance and membership data of four Anglican churches: Church of England (C of E), the Church in Wales (C in W), the Scottish […]

     
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  • Anglican Church Decline in the West – The Data

    The Anglican Church, once a key institution in the English-speaking world, has suffered decline for over half a century. Although in both the UK and North America there are many […]

     
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  • Institutionalism and Church Decline

    In a recent post, Gillan Scott, deputy editor of the Archbishop Cranmer blog, suggested that the Church of England might be more interested in managing decline than engaging in mission […]

     
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  • Decline of the Church of England – Update 2001-2012

    A year ago I applied the Limited Enthusiasm Model church growth to the decline of the Church of England, based on its published attendance figures 2001-2011 [1]. Since then Statistics […]

     
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  • George Carey and Church Decline

    It is not often church decline makes the national newspapers, but when a former Archbishop says the church is on the brink of extinction I guess such news is too […]

     
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  • The Decline of the Church of England

    The decline of the Church of England has been well publicised for many years. Because of the connections between church and state the future survival of the church is of […]

     
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  • Women Bishops and Church Growth

    Today was the day the Church of England narrowly turned down a proposal that would allow women to become bishops. Clearly this made headline news in the UK, especially as […]

     
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