Thursday, November 21, 2013

Professor Speaks on Retention in the Church

Spectrum Magazine

With one third of baptized Seventh-day Adventist church members slipping out the back door, officials at the General Conference have decided it is time to address the issue in a major way. To do so, academic researchers and church administrators are meeting this week in Silver Spring to discuss the data and suggest a strategy to reverse the trend during the “Summit on Nurture and Retention, 2013: Discipling, Retaining, and Reclaiming."  ... Andrews University Professor David Sedlacek provided the literature review of why Christians leave the Church, particularly young people.  <<< Read the full story >>>

 

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