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  • Congregational growth, closure, identity, and diversity. 

    Maier, Jared E. (2010-06-23)
    Despite stories of secularization in America, congregations still possess power as one of America's most prolific social organizations. Their power can be seen by the fact that congregations receive the highest proportion ...
  • Salience and congregational growth : revisiting the strictness thesis. 

    Ferguson, Todd W. (, 2013-09-16)
    Since Kelley’s (1972) Why Conservative Churches Are Growing, scholars have examined the relationship between congregational strictness and growth. This paper seeks to further develop the strict church thesis by suggesting ...