Praise the (hic!) Lord

by duncanr

Gabola Church of International Ministries is a new south african church founded 2 months ago

although it has not been going long, it has already over 500 worshippers

by way of contrast, the long established Church of England has over the years seen a steady decline in support to a record low of just 1.4% of the population attending its weekly Sunday service ( http://tinyurl.com/juc25cl )

so what’s pulling the punters in to the Gabola church, and is there a lesson here for the church of england to follow?

the answer is . . .

alcohol

the Gabola church meets in a local pub and encourages the congregation to drink during the services

full story – http://tinyurl.com/ydg356q2
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