What the Church in America Will Look Like in 2023


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Though it’s only two years away, churches in America will look significantly different than they do today. The pandemic accelerated trends that were already in place. Kevin and Thom look at some future realities just around the corner.

1. Non-evangelistic churches will decline rapidly and die. The transfer growth is just not there.

2. Worship gatherings will be significantly smaller.

3. The churches that are “for” will be healthier than the churches who are “against.”

4. “Multi” will multiply significantly.

5. Co-vocational ministry will have grown rapidly.


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