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6 reasons why Mormons are beating Evangelicals in church growth

August 21, 2012
source: The Gospel Coalition

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MR says: The reasons are interesting, especially coming from someone who isn't LDS, and I feel like the author got it right in a lot of ways.

Our churches face a demographic crisis.

Young people are leaving, even the Southern Baptist Convention is losing members, and when you drill down deeper---comparing church attendance with population growth---the picture looks even more bleak. Simply put, when America's fastest-growing religious segment is "nonreligious," we have a problem. The Barna Group recently compiled the results of a number of national studies and published a list of six reasons why young evangelicals leave the church:

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