Despite my wanderings in the evangelical world, I’ve somehow managed never to attend Greenbelt, or take an Alpha Course. I am not quite sure how I have (unintentionally) avoided them.
Last month, a Gallup Poll revealed that Americans’ trust in religious institutions continues to decline. Just 44% of Americans say that they ‘have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in “the church or organized religion” today.’ … Read more...
There has been much hand-wringing among Western Christians about the so-called process of secularisation. Many seem to feel threatened by the various measurements of religious decline that are provided as evidence of secularisation, such as declines in:
- attendance at church