Economic Crisis (Recession)

Though the United States economy is slowly recovering from the recent global recession (sometimes called the Great Recession), the recession’s impact will likely be felt for years to come. The church is not immune from this; whether it’s lower giving, higher costs (or both), or financial scandals within a church itself, ministries are being forced to reconsider where their funds should go and what they need to change to make the most of their resources.

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Recession and Religiosity Redux
Recession and Religiosity ReduxSubscriber Access Only
Do evangelical churches see more members during a recession?
Dearth of Jobs, Death to the Family?
Dearth of Jobs, Death to the Family?Subscriber Access Only
Where others have failed, the church must meet society's looming challenge.
Evangelicals Hold Pessimistic Views of the Economy
Evangelicals Hold Pessimistic Views of the Economy Subscriber Access Only
A recent poll suggests the dire outlook may be attributed to more than just religious views.