Monday, December 10, 2012

The "nones" again

One of the findings of the survey released in October by the Pew Forum on Religion was a significant growth in the number of people "unaffiliated" with any church or denomination — the "nones." In "The End of Nominal Protestantism" at Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer provides some charts that show an interesting correlation: the "nones" increased as the mainline churches decreased, which may just mean that there is no longer much reason to belong to a church unless you believe something, i.e. the mainline churches may get stronger congregations as a result of this trend. One of the charts:

The End of Nominal Protestantism | Christianity Today

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