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Anglicans Are the Most Educated Denomination

A survey of 30 religious groups and denominations found that 77% of Hindus and 67% of Unitarian Universalists hold college degrees, while 59% of Anglicans and Episcopalians have college degrees. On the other end of the spectrum, 19% of Southern Baptist Convention members and 20% of Nazarenes hold college degrees.
Click here to get the full story. Want stories like this and more delivered to your inbox each week? Go here to order your next four issues for just $1! Why this story matters for church leaders: Wealth tends to correlate with education, and the religious groups who tend to come from affluent families in America are the most likely to be college educated.
  • Are Christians Limited? While there are more Christians numerically, it’s worth asking why most Christian groups tend to have relatively lower percentages when it comes to college degrees.
  • Who Needs Opportunities?If income is an issue for the families in our churches, can pastors provide financial training or help with saving for college?
  • Opportunities? Are there ways that churches can help their members determine which college or career is ideal for them?
What are the educational needs in your congregation? Could you help some of your members gain better financial stability? How can you improve dialogue with those outside of your congregation? Find this story interesting?  It’s just one of dozens of stories great leaders are reading about this week in Ministry Briefing! All readers of my blog can get the next four issues of Ministry Briefing for just $1!
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