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The Reciprocal Church               Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church:               Addressing the Cause, ...
The Reciprocal Church               Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church:               Addressing the Cause, ...
The Reciprocal Church                                        Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church:            ...
The Reciprocal Church                                        Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church:            ...
The Reciprocal Church                                           Part 3: Where’s My Social Capital?                        ...
The Reciprocal Church                                           Part 3: Where’s My Social Capital?                        ...
Where Did The              Social Capital Go?For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, ...
Where Did The              Social Capital Go?             The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard             Universit...
Where Did The              Social Capital Go?             The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard             Universit...
Where Did The              Social Capital Go?             The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard             Universit...
The DataFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery...
The Data             Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and             the DDB Needham Life ...
The Data             Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and             the DDB Needham Life ...
The Data             Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and             the DDB Needham Life ...
The Data             Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and             the DDB Needham Life ...
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North Americans Do Not Perceive       Value of Participating in GroupsFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, pl...
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North Americans Do Not Perceive       Value of Participating in Groups                                                    ...
Group Trends                                                                                        Presbyterian Church (U...
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Reciprocal Church 3 of 4 Where Is My Social Capital?

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WHAT IF the real church thought the real world mattered to God? Pt. 3 of 4
Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the Remedy
February 14, 2012
Kevin Yoho, DMin

Transformation With a Passion http://kevinyoho.blogspot.com.
General Presbyter, Newark Presbytery
Synod of the Northeast
Presbyterian Church (USA)

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Reciprocal Church 3 of 4 Where Is My Social Capital?

  1. 1. The Reciprocal Church Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the Remedy February 14, 2012 Kevin Yoho, DMin Transformation With a Passion http://kevinyoho.blogspot.com. General Presbyter, Newark Presbytery Synod of the Northeast Presbyterian Church (USA)For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  2. 2. The Reciprocal Church Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the Remedy February 14, 2012 Kevin Yoho, DMin Transformation With a Passion http://kevinyoho.blogspot.com. General Presbyter, Newark Presbytery Synod of the Northeast Presbyterian Church (USA)For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  3. 3. The Reciprocal Church Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the RemedyFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  4. 4. The Reciprocal Church Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the Remedy To Grow the Church Deep and WideFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  5. 5. The Reciprocal Church Part 3: Where’s My Social Capital? Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the RemedyFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  6. 6. The Reciprocal Church Part 3: Where’s My Social Capital? Reversing the Decline of the Presbyterian Church: Addressing the Cause, Practicing the Remedy To Grow the Church Deep and WideFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  7. 7. Where Did The Social Capital Go?For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  8. 8. Where Did The Social Capital Go? The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard University, helps us quantify forty years of social capital in North America in his two best sellers, Bowling Alone (2001) and Better Together (2004).For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  9. 9. Where Did The Social Capital Go? The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard University, helps us quantify forty years of social capital in North America in his two best sellers, Bowling Alone (2001) and Better Together (2004). One indicator of volunteerism’s effectiveness is to measure group membership.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  10. 10. Where Did The Social Capital Go? The research of Dr. Robert Putnam, Harvard University, helps us quantify forty years of social capital in North America in his two best sellers, Bowling Alone (2001) and Better Together (2004). One indicator of volunteerism’s effectiveness is to measure group membership. Groups include all voluntary associations such as the PTA, AMA, synagogues, mosques, recreation clubs, political parties, bowling leagues, etc., and the church with all its tribes and varieties.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  11. 11. The DataFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  12. 12. The Data Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and the DDB Needham Life Style, we learn about Americans changing behavior over the past thirty years.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  13. 13. The Data Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and the DDB Needham Life Style, we learn about Americans changing behavior over the past thirty years. We have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and social structures, whether the PTA, church, recreation clubs, political parties, or bowling leagues.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  14. 14. The Data Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and the DDB Needham Life Style, we learn about Americans changing behavior over the past thirty years. We have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and social structures, whether the PTA, church, recreation clubs, political parties, or bowling leagues. Our shrinking access to the "social capital" reward of communal activity and community sharing is a serious threat to our civic and personal health.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  15. 15. The Data Drawing on vast data from the Roper Social and Political Trends and the DDB Needham Life Style, we learn about Americans changing behavior over the past thirty years. We have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and social structures, whether the PTA, church, recreation clubs, political parties, or bowling leagues. Our shrinking access to the "social capital" reward of communal activity and community sharing is a serious threat to our civic and personal health. Congregations are part of this trend of decline shared with all other groups.For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  16. 16. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  17. 17. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) 1968 2004 For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  18. 18. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) 1968 2004 For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  19. 19. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) 1968 2004 For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  20. 20. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) 1968 2004 For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  21. 21. Group Numbers Total Number of Groups Total Membership in GroupsGroupsinclude allvoluntaryassociationssuch as thePTA, AMA,synagogues,churches,recreationclubs, politicalparties, andbowlingleagues, etc.(Illustrates comparativedata) 1968 2004 For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  22. 22. North Americans Do Not Perceive Value of Participating in GroupsFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  23. 23. North Americans Do Not Perceive Value of Participating in Groups Stressors exist for all volunteer associations, including churches: More Groups Fewer MembersFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  24. 24. North Americans Do Not Perceive Value of Participating in Groups Stressors exist for all volunteer associations, including churches: More Groups Fewer MembersFor more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  25. 25. Group Trends Presbyterian Church (USA) Membership (millions) All Other Groups Membership (millions) 4 3 2 1 US Population 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  26. 26. Group Trends Presbyterian Church (USA) Membership (millions) All Other Groups Membership (millions) 5 4 3 2 1 US Population 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  27. 27. Group Trends Presbyterian Church (USA) Membership (millions) All Other Groups Membership (millions) 5 4 3 2 1 Presbyterian Church Membership US Population 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  28. 28. Group Trends Presbyterian Church (USA) Membership (millions) All Other Groups Membership (millions) 100 Years Group Membership 5 5 4 4 3 3 Aggregate Group Membership 2 1 Presbyterian Church Membership US Population 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .
  29. 29. Group Trends Presbyterian Church (USA) Membership (millions) All Other Groups Membership (millions) 100 Years Group Membership 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 1 US Population 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010For more information about the Reciprocal Church, please contact the author, Dr. Kevin Yoho kevin@newarkpresbytery.org .

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