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Denominations: Disciples of Christ and Independent Christian Church
The Christians Church (Disciples of Christ) saw its membership fall below 400,000 in 2018. It is in rapid decline. Jeff Walton writes, “At the current rate, the denomination will shrink by another 50 percent within a decade” (Disciples of Christ … Continue reading
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Western Religions: Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Part 1
The Jehovah’s Witnesses claim a membership of approximately 8.6 million world-wide (How Many of Jehovah’s Witnesses Are There Worldwide?, JW.org). The number are said to total about 1.2 million in the U.S.A. (2018 Country and Territory Reports, JW.org). “Jehovah’s Witnesses … Continue reading
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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 1
This is a sub-division of a series on the religions of the world. The sub-title, “Western Religions,” does not mean that these religions are confined to the West. It indicates that they originated in the West. The Church of Jesus … Continue reading
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