NPR logo

Competing for Congregants

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1481414/1481415" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Competing for Congregants

Competing for Congregants

Competing for Congregants

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1481414/1481415" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Americans like choice even when it comes to religion. That means churches have to compete for congregants. Join host Neal Conan and guests to talk about religion in the marketplace.

Guests:

Alan Wolfe
*Director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
*Author, The Transformation of American Religion: How We Actually Live Our Faith (Free Press, 2003)

Eddie Gibbs
*Professor of church growth, School of Intercultural Studies at the Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, Calif.
*Author, ChurchNext: Quantum Changes in How We Do Ministry (Intervarsity Press, 2000)