List of Citations

 

The following documents and reading material were reviewed by the Continuity Team in drafting recommendations to Session (presented in October 2017).

 

None Of The Above: Survey Finds San Francisco 2nd Most Religiously Unaffiliated Metro Area « CBS San Francisco

 

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/03/16/survey-unaffiliated-most-popular-religious-affiliation-san-francisco-bay-area-american-values-atlas-public-religion-research-institute/

 

Major U.S. metropolitan areas differ in their religious profiles | Pew Research Center

 

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/07/29/major-u-s-metropolitan-areas-differ-in-their-religious-profiles/

 

‘Christian America’ dwindling, including white evangelicals, study shows

 

http://religionnews.com/2017/09/06/embargoed-christian-america-dwindling-including-white-evangelicals-study-shows/?utm_content=buffer3c01a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

 

Dave Odom: Name your mission, develop strategies and then evaluate impact

 

https://www.faithandleadership.com/dave-odom-name-your-mission-develop-strategies-and-then-evaluate-impact

 

 

The Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy by Roger Finke

 

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000TBA0YG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_udp_api_TgxUzb3T949AQ

 

Why dying churches die

 

https://churchleaders.com/outreach-missions/outreach-missions-articles/308041-dying-churches-die.html

 

 

The Case of a Small Church in an Oversized Building – Lewis Center for Church Leadership

 

https://www.churchleadership.com/leading-ideas/case-small-church-oversized-building/

 

 

3 WAYS to engage the millennial giver

 

https://churchexecutive.com/archives/intelligent-church-giving-12?utm_content=buffer4aa11&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

 

Pastoral Pipeline: Will There Be Enough Ministers to Serve the Presbyterian Church?

 

http://pres-outlook.org/2017/09/pastoral-pipeline-will-enough-ministers-serve-presbyterian-church/

Churches merge, close: ‘We no longer live in Christendom. We really have to accept that it’s a thing of the past’

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-religious-consolidations-20171010-htmlstory.html

 

The Five Choices of Declining Churches