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Collection:  Research - Church

 
Facts and trends from The Status of Global Christianity, published by The Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
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Real-life stories from Christians struggling with various mental health issues and suggestions for churches and individuals supporting people.
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The Charity Awareness Monitor includes a regular module on trust in public bodies and institutions. How is the Church perceived?
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Responding to social issues and building community. Report on Church in Action 2017: A National Survey of Church Based Social Action.
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Latest research into UK Church trends. An overview of church life in the UK covering individual years between 2012-2017 and a forecast to 2022.
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Christians around the world today find themselves in very different contexts than they did 40 years ago - need to think differently about the people among whom they live and work.
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23% claimed their religion defined them as a person, while 62% agreed that religion did more harm than good
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People have a bias to hang out with people like themselves and keep separate from others.
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75% of UK adults cannot name any of the activities that take place inside their local church other than regular services and religious festivals.
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We have been living through a period of exceptional change and transition in the Church in the UK resulting in a large invisible church.
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Practical steps to take to ensure that the spiritual aspirations of people with learning disabilities are met.
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A Centre for Theology and Community report on research into how  churches of all denominations use their buildings in one London Borough.
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Decades of research by organizational scientists, psychologists, etc show that socially diverse groups have better outcomes than homogeneous ones. Affects a church?
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What are churches are doing for homeless people and what are the challenges they face in meeting the seemingly increasing demand?
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What is the association between regular religious attendance and relationship quality for married and unmarried couples?
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New Philanthropy Capital published a report in November 2016 entitled, 'What a difference a faith makes: Insights on faith-based charities'. What were the key findings?
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Initial results of a three year study investigating the nature of social engagement among London’s very largest churches. What are the findings?
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In November 2016, the Church Army published research about fresh expressions of Church - an initiative of the Church of England. What did they discover?
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Commission have published a very useful guide on lessons learned and recommendations for 'Engaging with your local authority and other partners'.
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What do people in this nation know and believe about Jesus? What do they really think of us, his followers? Are we talking about Jesus enough? These are just some of the questions asked
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With the growth of social action in recent years, there have been many opportunities for Christians to express love and compassion to their neighbours, but how does that relate to evangelism?
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This report with research from 13 local church leaders illustrates the challenges and opportunities of church growth in mainly deprived communities across east London.
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In July 2016, CUF published a briefing paper 'Connecting Communities: The impact of loneliness and the opportunities for churches to respond'. The information is helpful for creating effective actions.
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Theos recently published a report on Religion and Well-being:Assessing the evidence. They looked at nearly 140 studies on the relationship between religion and well-being and uniquely tried to reach
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The Centre for Theology and Community has just published research on five church plants undertaken in east London through the Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) Network.The churches were planted over a ten year period
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We are seeing a refugee crisis across Europe. So far a relatively small number have arrived in the UK, but over the coming months the number is likely to increase dramatically. In December 2015, Jubilee+ launched a short survey to understand what actions
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