Churches all around the world are closing down. A Church in our Association has called it quits and dissolved. Other churches are withdrawing support from Association activities. Not to mention the many churches where most pews go unoccupied week in and week out.
Years ago we used to talk about the future of the Church in the world and the grim reality of declining memberships and shrinking congregations. That future is now.
The only thing that will change the course of these events is for you, yes YOU, to decide that taking part in Church life through worship, discipleship, stewardship, and evangelism matters to YOU and to your children and grandchildren.
Otherwise the present will be our future in the not too distant future. And this is what it looks like: