By Lloyd Perrin The church that I pastor in the U.S. state of Oregon has an official membership of 491 people. But only 38 percent of those members are active, a number that inches up to 44 percent if you include elderly members who are house-bound because of physical or mental disabilities. LLoyd Perrin Image © Pacific Press from GoodSalt.com That means 56 percent of our members are inactive – a figure that I haven’t found to be unusual during my decades of pastoring churches in the United States.
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