Average Sunday attendance: down.
Membership numbers: down.
Yearly pledge income: down.
The statistics don’t lie.
For the past forty years, accelerating like a train down a mountain for the last fifteen years, the Episcopal Church and indeed the entire Christian mainstream has been losing strength, losing growth, losing life.
If even the megachurches are hemorrhaging members, what hope do we have?
The Episcopal Church is dying.
It’s no secret. Everyone knows it is happening. Continue reading