Church attendance is down, but lots of people–including those who don’t come the rest of the year–still go to church on Easter, as well as Christmas. The tendency is sometimes to look down on “Christmas/Easter Christians.” But the fact is, on these two days of the year, they show up. Why is that?
You pastors, how do you handle this phenomenon? (Do you take the opportunity to upbraid them for not coming the rest of the year? I have heard that! Do you do anything different?) After the jump, an interesting discussion on the topic from the Barna people. [Read more...]