Tag: Church growth

DOCUMENTARY: Fastest growing church has no buildings, no central leadership, and is mostly led by women

Originally published in God Reports For the last few years, researchers have credited the underground church in Iran as the fastest growing Christian church in the world. It has unique characteristics that defy comparison with churches in America and Europe, and in the opinion of some who know it well, […]

UK teens give church a wake-up call

By Heather Sells — Originally published in CBN News The head of youth evangelism for the Church of England says he and his team are “shocked” by new survey results that show a growing number of UK youth say they’re practising Christians. That’s according to a recent story in The […]

Christianity on the rise in Bangladesh

Originally published in Christian Today Christianity is making such significant gains in one Muslim-majority nation in South Asia that local evangelists are now envisioning the day when their country would become a Christian nation. The country is Bangladesh, the fourth largest Muslim nation in the world with a population of […]

Why conservative churches grow and liberal churches shrink

Originally published in Dallas News Those who don’t attend church regularly but are scouting for Christmas services this year might be surprised to find fewer mainline Protestant churches around these days. The clergy and congregants of the growing mainline Protestant churches held more firmly to traditional Christian beliefs, such as […]

‘Seismic shift’ in UK as aging churches replaced by Pentecostal and Charismatic churches

Originally published in Christian Today Christianity in Britain is seeing a “seismic shift” as more aging churches are closing down and giving way to new and vibrant Pentecostal and charismatic churches that are drawing more and more people of various ages and races. Assessing the state of Christianity in Britain, […]

Indonesia closing churches, yet faith still grows

Originally published in CBN News Radical Muslims are pressuring officials to close churches and jail pastors in Indonesia. And that’s not all. The extremists stir up violent mobs to destroy the buildings and threaten believers. But that’s not stopping the Church from growing in the world’s largest Muslim-populated nation. Recently, […]