We hear all the time about "churches closing their doors". And what could be nicer as a village house than a converted Methodist or Baptist chapel, you might wonder? But I never realised the nett rate at which churches are closing, compared to the rate at which they open. Take a minute, have a guess - what do you rcckon?
Then follow this link.
English attendance at church is currently fairly static, as new churches, Pentecostal and Orthodox make up for declining old-fashioned non-conformists. The future of English church looks like being lively, varied, more Bible-believing and more expectant of God's direct action.