Conservative Theology Grows Churches

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Dr. David Millard Haskell:

“We found, without exception, the clergy and congregants of the growing mainline Protestant churches held more firmly to traditional Christian beliefs — such as the belief Jesus rose physically from the grave and that God answers prayer. The clergy of the growing churches were the most theologically conservative and the declining church clergy the least. When we used statistical analysis to determine which factors are influencing growth, conservative Protestant theology was a significant predictor.”

Read more: https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/12/06/why-liberal-theology-has-led-to-shrinking-congregations.html

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