Shock, horror — the Church is growing
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 @ 00:30
The slow death of Christianity in Britain is exaggerated. And
there are confident steps that the Church can take to allow growth
to happen, says David Goodhew
IT IS a truth almost universally acknowledged that Christianity
in Britain is in decline. But not all universally acknowledged
truths are actually true. New research for the book Church
Growth in Britain: 1980 to the present suggests that
substantial, and sustained church growth has taken place across
Britain over the past 30 years.
There has been substantial church decline, too, but this is well
known. The fact of church growth in Britain has been ignored by
most in ...
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