Tags: job market,pastors,protestant,recession,unemployment ... national enrollment is down 6.4 percent since 2005.
However, a large pool of unemployed ministers is good for some groups. Churches that are financially stable, especially larger churches with big staffs, ... [ +++ ]
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Although recent economic news show some positive signs the economy is improving, many Americans have cut back on donations to churches and other nonprofit organizations, according to a study released ... [ +++ ]
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Despite ongoing financial difficulties and increased joblessness in many communities, most churches are pressing on to help those in need. So says a LifeWay Research survey of more than 1,000 pastors ... [ +++ ]