I came across a very interesting graphic on religion in America (Click to see in full):
If churches are the original and largest social networks, it makes sense to examine how trends among church-goers are playing out over time.
A couple interesting observations point to mass /mainstream worship moving in a niche direction:
- The influence of the central, program-based congregation is diminishing as more cell churches are being created
- Many Christians have left congregations and formed house churches – small groups meeting in each other’s homes