4. Preaching is longer. I will soon be in the process of gathering this data to make certain the objective research confirms the anecdotal information.
5. “Multi” is normative. Most congregants 20 years ago attended a Sunday morning worship service where no other Sunday morning alternatives were available. Today, most congregants attend a service that is part of numerous alternatives: multiservices, multicampuses, multisites and multivenues.
6. Attendees are more diverse. The Duke study noted the trend of the decrease in the number of all-white congregations.
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