The State of Church Giving through 2009

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Jesus Christ, the Church in the U.S., & the 16 No-Progress-in-Child Deaths Nations, 16 Being 84% Christian

  • 21st Edition, September 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-9843665-1-4
  • By: John L. Ronsvalle and Sylvia Ronsvalle

Topics Include:

  • An analysis of church giving patterns in the U.S. updated through 2009, based on aggregated congregational reports.
  • An analysis of church member giving in recessions, 1968-2009 and 1921-1967.
  • An original survey of denominations’ overseas missions income, 2003-2009.
  • An updated review of giving potential of church members in the U.S., including all church members, and for various church populations.
  • An analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditure Survey 2009, cash contributions to charitable causes.
  • A discussion of Matthew 25:31-46, the parable of the sheep and the goats, in light of church member giving patterns in the U.S. in relationship to the 16 nations making no progress in decreasing child deaths among those under age 5, with 10 of those countries being 84% Christian.

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