The Resource Where have all our people gone? : new choices for old churches, Carl S. Dudley

Where have all our people gone? : new choices for old churches, Carl S. Dudley

Label
Where have all our people gone? : new choices for old churches
Title
Where have all our people gone?
Title remainder
new choices for old churches
Statement of responsibility
Carl S. Dudley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dudley, Carl S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BV820
LC item number
.D82
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church membership
  • Church work
  • Christianity
  • Christianity
  • Church membership
  • Church work
  • Godsdienstsociologie
  • Secularisatie (maatschappij)
Label
Where have all our people gone? : new choices for old churches, Carl S. Dudley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one -- 1. Believing without belonging -- Church membership trends -- The working groups -- Unusable answers -- The new believers -- Mainline church dilemma -- 2. Portable, affordable religion -- The American dream -- Suburban strategy -- Mobility as a mind-set -- Affordable faith -- 3. Where have all our people gone -- Family life cycle -- Values in conflict -- Young believers -- Part two -- 4. Choices for churches -- Three choices -- Strong Christian churches -- Cultural Christian churches -- Exceptional growth -- Mediating Christian values -- Low middle ground -- The choice of a future -- 5. Programming to include the outsider worship -- The church school -- Small-group experiences -- Dropouts -- Organizing for new members -- Local church leadership -- Denominational policies -- 6. Something that works -- Congregations in community context -- Patterns of growth -- The city church -- The church in the stable suburban community -- Regional members -- The church in the growing suburb -- The church in the small city -- The town and country church -- The ethnic church -- 7. Leadership: a good word for pastors -- Believing in the church -- Pastoral care -- Faith in the middle -- Good management -- Personal faith -- Independent identity -- 8. Facts, faith, and strategy -- Appendices -- Factors affecting church membership growth by type of community -- Large cities -- Suburban areas with stable populations -- Suburban areas with growing populations -- Small cities -- Town and country -- Worksheets for church groups
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 136 pages
Isbn
9780829803594
Lccn
79000525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4638912
Label
Where have all our people gone? : new choices for old churches, Carl S. Dudley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one -- 1. Believing without belonging -- Church membership trends -- The working groups -- Unusable answers -- The new believers -- Mainline church dilemma -- 2. Portable, affordable religion -- The American dream -- Suburban strategy -- Mobility as a mind-set -- Affordable faith -- 3. Where have all our people gone -- Family life cycle -- Values in conflict -- Young believers -- Part two -- 4. Choices for churches -- Three choices -- Strong Christian churches -- Cultural Christian churches -- Exceptional growth -- Mediating Christian values -- Low middle ground -- The choice of a future -- 5. Programming to include the outsider worship -- The church school -- Small-group experiences -- Dropouts -- Organizing for new members -- Local church leadership -- Denominational policies -- 6. Something that works -- Congregations in community context -- Patterns of growth -- The city church -- The church in the stable suburban community -- Regional members -- The church in the growing suburb -- The church in the small city -- The town and country church -- The ethnic church -- 7. Leadership: a good word for pastors -- Believing in the church -- Pastoral care -- Faith in the middle -- Good management -- Personal faith -- Independent identity -- 8. Facts, faith, and strategy -- Appendices -- Factors affecting church membership growth by type of community -- Large cities -- Suburban areas with stable populations -- Suburban areas with growing populations -- Small cities -- Town and country -- Worksheets for church groups
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 136 pages
Isbn
9780829803594
Lccn
79000525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4638912

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