Church Locations of the Global Survey Participants: What do These Data Mean? Part 1

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When you consider the “ideal” setting for a church, what do you picture? Do you envision a large church downtown in a big city? Do you picture a small, rural church? While you may have a clear idea of what the perfect church looks like, many Seventh-day Adventist Church members don’t have a choice when it comes to the church they attend; they simply attend the church that is closest to them. However, have you ever considered the impact that church location might have on both church ministries and outreach? Let's explore some research findings regarding this topic.

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Institute of Church Ministry/Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research Blog

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World Mission