Church and denominational growth / [edited by] David A. Roozen, C. Kirk Hadaway.Publication details: Nashville : Abingdon Press, c1993Description: 392 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0687159040 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Church growth | Evangelistic work | Choice of churchDDC classification: 254/.5 LOC classification: BV652.25 | .C478 1993
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-392).
Denominations grow as individuals join congregations / David A. Roozen -- pt. 1. Denominational growth and decline / C. Kirk Hadaway and David A. Roozen. New church development and denominational growth (1950-1988) : symptom or cause? / Penny Long Marler and C. Kirk Hadaway -- Strategies for evangelism and growth in three denominations (1965-1990) / Bruce A. Greer -- Growth and decline in an inclusive denomination : the ABC experience / Norman M. Green and Paul W. Light -- pt. 2. The growth and decline of congregations / C. Kirk Hadaway and David A. Roozen. A short history of church growth research / Kenneth W. Inskeep -- Do church growth consultations really work? / C. Kirk Hadaway -- The effect of a church growth strategy on United Church of Christ congregations / Marjorie H. Royle -- Is evangelistic activity related to church growth? / C. Kirk Hadaway -- Growth or decline in Presbyterian congregations / Wayne L. Thompson, Jackson W. Carroll, and Dean R. Hoge -- Congregational growth and decline in Indiana among five mainline denominations / Daniel V.A. Olson -- Belief style, congregational climate, and program quality / Michael J. Donahue and Peter L. Benson --
pt. 3. Individuals and the church choice / David A. Roozen and C. Kirk Hadaway. From church tradition to consumer choice : the Gallup surveys of the unchurched American / Penny Long Marler and David A. Roozen -- Religion in the Canadian 1990s : the paradox of poverty and potential / Reginald W. Bibby -- Baby boomers and the return to the churches / Wade Clark Roof and Sr. Mary Johnson -- Churched and unchurched black Americans / Hart M. Nelsen and Conrad L. Kanagy -- Participation and commitment among American Catholic parishioners / Michael R. Welch -- Church growth in North America : the character of a religious marketplace / C. Kirk Hadaway.