Thursday Threes: May 4, 2017

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Three notable articles I read this week:

Jenny FunderburkeWhat if my kid doesn’t have any friends at church? “Friendships between kids can be challenging regardless, but church is a different dynamic because of the limited amount of time kids spend there each week. It can be hard to make significant friendships in an hour or two a week. There are, however, things that you and I can do as parents that can better or even worsen the situation.”

Daniel DarlingSome thoughts on writers and platform. Dan offers a great perspective on how Christian writers can think about and utilize a “platform.”

Ed Stetzer –  If it doesn’t stem its decline, mainline Protestantism has just 23 Easters left. “The news of mainline Protestantism’s decline is hardly new. Yet the trend lines are showing a trajectory toward zero in both those who attend a mainline church regularly and those who identify with a mainline denomination 23 years from now. While the sky isn’t falling, the floor is dropping out.”

 

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Sam S. Rainer is the president of Rainer Research and the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Rainer Publishing.

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