The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
Surveys suggest that the sermon is the key factor affecting US church attendance. Stephen Radford/ Unsplash
Recent surveys suggest that the sermon – not the musical worship – is the main factor affecting the church attendance of US Christians.
In contrast, the quality or style of church music was comparatively unimportant. Forty-four per cent of Protestants called it a major factor, and just 29 per cent of Catholics said the same.
In a more general survey of Muslims, Jews and Christians, three in four of those polled said that the sermon was a major factor in their religious attendance. The least significant ‘major factor’post was originally published on this site