Quitting Church: Why the Faithful are Fleeing and What to Do about It

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Baker Publishing Group, Sep 1, 2009 - Religion - 186 pages
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Now available in trade paper, Quitting Church explains to church leaders why churches are losing members at a life-threatening rate--and what can be done to reverse the trend. Beginning with the cold, hard facts, Duin then takes readers through a number of issues that influence a person's decision to leave the church, including irrelevancy, hidden suffering, family-centric programming that leaves singles out, impersonal or bland worship services, a lack of biblical literacy, and much more. This eye-opening book is essential reading for pastors, ministry leaders, and churchgoers who wish to bring these disenchanted Christians back into their midst.

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Review: Quitting Church: Why the Faithful Are Fleeing and What to Do about It

User Review  - Jimmy Locklear - Goodreads

I felt that Julia Duin (pronounced Deen) was very similar to me in background and that many of her friends who had been quitting church shared many of the same perspectives that I do. Also, this is a ... Read full review

Review: Quitting Church: Why the Faithful Are Fleeing and What to Do about It

User Review  - Austin Mcgrath - Goodreads

If you are uninformed on why the american church attendance is going down, this book provides why. As someone who has done this research I found this a very cliche boring read. I Would not recommend this book. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Julia Duin is former religion editor for the Washington Times. For seven years she edited the Times' prominent "Culture, Etc." section which has become known for its timely articles on national trends. Duin lives in Virginia.

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