“When people are shaken to the core, it can open doors.” – Rev. A. R. Bernard, founder and senior pastor of the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. Evangelical churches in particular are noting the increases in attendance and the accommodations this calls for. You may find sermons geared toward the current economic crisis and preserving faith in hopelessness.
Last year’s study by David Beckworth, assistant professor of economics at Texas State University confirms that during times of economic down-turns it is in fact the evangelical church that swells, marking that during each recession between 1968 – 2004 the church’s growth rate was up to 50%. – New York Times