Hartford Institute Logo
Hartford Institute Site Map Hartford Seminary
 

Search:
Hartford Seminary
The Web

Church Growth and Decline

Why do some congregations grow and others collapse?  What causes denominations to lose 10% of their membership each year while other religious groups are experiencing explosive growth?

The causes and consequences of these changes experienced by all types of religious organizations are the focus of this section.

Included here are articles exploring possible reasons for growth and decline and proposed solutions.  There are also descriptions of research projects of ongoing work.

Top

 


Hartford Seminary
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105
© 2000 - 2006 Hartford Seminary, Hartford Institute for Religion Research