Reblogged from Huffington Post
By Steve McSwain
As I see it, there are “7” changing trends impacting church-going in America. In this first of two articles, I’ll address the “7” trends impacting church-going. In the second part, I’ll offer several best practices that, as I see it, might reverse the trends contributing to the decline.
Trends Impacting Church Decline:
1. The demographic remapping of America.
3. Leadership Crisis
5. Religious Pluralism
6. The “Contemporary” Worship Experience
7. Phony Advertising