The Myth of the Dying Church (Hardcover)

How Christianity Is Actually Thriving in America and the World

By Glenn T. Stanton

Worthy Books, 9781683973058, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 18, 2019

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Description

Stop believing the false narrative that Christianity is declining, and discover the truth about the health of the church in America and around the world.

Much has been made of the so-called "nones" - those who claim no spiritual affiliation. Media has spun the nones into a chicken-little the sky is falling narrative. The nones are an infamously difficult subsection to understand and there is a lot of false information on them. Glenn Stanton believes the nones story has become overblown and has become "a thing" due to curiosity and repetition of their supposed irreligiosity. THE MYTH OF THE DYING CHURCH digs deeply into the research concerning spirituality in America and reveals the hope and truth about the vitality and future of the church.


About the Author

GLENN T. STANTON is the director of Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family. He debates and lectures extensively on the issues of gender, sexuality, marriage and parenting at universities and churches around the world.

Stanton also served the George W. Bush administration for many years as a consultant on increasing fatherhood involvement in the Head Start program. Stanton is the author of eight books on marriage and families and a regular columnist for various blogs. He is also the co-writer of "Irreplaceable" a film seen in theatres nationwide, and the co-author and creator of "The Family Project," a 12-session small group DVD curriculum produced by Focus on the Family. Stanton earned bachelor's degrees in communication, arts, and religion, and a master's degree in philosophy, history and religion from the University of West Florida.


Praise For The Myth of the Dying Church: How Christianity Is Actually Thriving in America and the World

"A call to stop trusting ourselves as the saviors of the world and to rejoice in the truth that God has got it under control."—Joy Pullmann, Executive Editor, The Federalist

"Glenn Stanton takes a hard look at the evidence and finds that Christianity is alive and well, even flourishing."—Jim Daly, President, Focus on the Family

"This book is not only insightful and balanced, but positive and hopeful. It is a must-read for anyone concerned with the state of the church today."—Sean McDowell, Professor, Biola University

"Accommodated Christianity is in deep decline, but gospel-focused churches are still vibrant and growing explosively around the globe. This study is both a source of encouragement and a summons to faithfulness."—Timothy George, Founding Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University