(RNS) The medical setback for the church’s leader comes as the 1.9 million-member faith group faces new statistics indicating its continuing slide in membership and participation.
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(RNS) All three of the candidates for Southern Baptist Convention president have ideas about overcoming the malaise in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
(RNS) The report shows that on average in 2012, 800,000 adults, or 2 percent of the adult population, attended church on Sunday. That’s down from 1.6 million Sunday worshippers in 1968.