New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Hermosa Beach, California, 1992
CitationMiller, D. E. (2021, January 8). New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Hermosa Beach, California, 1992.
SummaryThis survey of Hope Chapel Hermosa Beach participants was part of a large research grant from the Lilly Endowment to study rapidly growing non-mainline churches. Hope Chapel Hermosa Beach (Hermosa Beach, CA) was one of four non-mainline churches surveyed.
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Data FileCases: 678
Weight Variable: None
Data CollectionJune, 1992
Funded ByThe Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Collection ProceduresSelf-administered surveys
Sampling ProceduresSurveys were distributed on four consecutive Sunday services in 1992. Although Hope Chapel Hermosa Beach 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.