By: Warren Bird
The surprising answer is yes. The general trend (there are always exceptions) is that the larger the attendance or growth rate, the more likely a church’s leadership is to strongly agree that “our church has a clear mission and purpose.” In fact, it’s a striking contrast:
– 79% for churches with attendances of 2,000 and higher
– 41% for churches with attendances of 50-1,999
For this and other national research on very large churches, download the free report, Recent Shifts in America’s Largest Protestant Churches: Megachurches 2015 Report, authored by Scott Thumma and Warren Bird, and sponsored by the Beck Group.