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Even among people who say their love the church and who say they love church, if declining attendance is an issue, chances are it’s because they don’t see a direct benefit.

It probably marks a seismic shift in how the church will do ministry in the future. So…why are even committed attenders attending less often? The middle class is shrinking, but as this New York Times report shows, it’s shrinking (in part) because more of the middle class is becoming class. And, arguably, that affluence may be one of the factors moving them further away from a committed engagement to the mission of the local church.Naturally, this leaves a huge theological void about ministry to and with the poor, but it helps explain what’s actually happening in the suburbs and increasingly with the re-urbanization of many cities as the affluent move back downtown. I’m simply showing that this seems to be what’s happening. And when people are out of town, they tend to not be in church.Fortunately, more and more blended families and single parent families are finding a home in church.By the way, I lead a church that virtually requires a vehicle to get there.



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