- Ed Stetzer: Many analyses of religious data in the U.S. miss the growing presence of nondenominational churches
- If you focus only on churches within evangelical denominations, you miss independent congregations, says Stetzer
- Stetzer: Sky still isn't falling on American Christianity or evangelicalism; simply stunning growth in nondenominational evangelicalism
Ed Stetzer is executive director of LifeWay Research, an evangelical research organization. The views expressed in this column belong to Stetzer.
(CNN)The country's largest evangelical denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, announced this week that their membership fell for the eighth straight year in 2014. But as I recently explained, American Christianity, particularly evangelicalism, is neither dead nor dying.