evangelical concentrations

Earlier this month, the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) released a very important report on U. S. congregational membership.  You may find the data on-line at The Association of Religion Data Archives.  You will also want to check out the web site of the Religious Congregations and […]

New Data on Evangelicals in the U.S.–Will We Sit on ...

Before we get too tied up in the game and the commercials–if you are not already–I wanted to take a moment and turn our attention toward the cities behind the teams.  And behind the cities, we find the people. And among the people, a great battle is taking place.  This […]

Super Bowl 2012 (Numbers on the Battlefields)

Williston, North Dakota is a town of 13,000 people, in a county of 20,000.  According to The ARDA, the county is 17% Evangelical and has 17 Evangelical churches, giving it 1 such church for every 1162 people (based on 2000 data). And a few of you pastors need to consider […]

Seriously?! Send Church Planting Teams to Williston, North Dakota?!