New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Downey, California, 1993
CitationMiller, D. E. (2020, December 1). New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Downey, California, 1993.
SummaryThis survey of Calvary Chapel Downey participants was part of a large research grant from the Lilly Endowment to study rapidly growing non-mainline churches. Calvary Chapel Downey (Downey, CA) was one of four non-mainline churches surveyed.
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Data FileCases: 1060
Weight Variable: None
Data CollectionMay, 1993
Funded ByThe Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Collection ProceduresSelf-administered surveys
Sampling ProceduresSurveys were distributed on four consecutive Sunday services in 1993. Although Calvary Chapel Downey did not have a membership list, the principal investigators estimate (see Perrin, Kennedy and Miller, 1997) that between 50% and 60% of those regularly attending the church completed the survey.
Principal InvestigatorsDonald E. Miller
Related PublicationsMiller, Donald E. (1997). Reinventing American Protestantism: Christianity in the New Millennium. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Perrin, Robin D., Paul Kennedy and Donald E. Miller. (1997). "Examining the Sources of Conservative Church Growth: Where Are the New Evangelical Movements Getting their Numbers?" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 36(1), 71-80.