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November 27, 2015

On November 25, 2015 I formally launched my book, The Meaning of Sunday, in a public lecture at Ambrose University. Click here for a link to the video of that presentation (about an hour long), followed by a question/answer period with those in attendance.

 

For those in...

February 27, 2015

Do We Really Need Another Church Plant?

 

We need to go where the people are. We need to think outside the box. We need to share the Gospel. These are just a few of the phrases that I hear frequently these days among church planters, including many who are very close fri...

October 24, 2014

Leaving and Not Coming Back?

Next week I head to the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion annual meeting in Indianapolis. I will present a paper titled, “Dwindling Demand: Abandoning Religious Involvement and Affiliation in Canada.” This material arises from the...

October 12, 2013

Don’t let the title fool you, but it is true – I don’t actually own a cell phone, and I am constantly singled out for not owning one. Why, after all, would a sociologist who studies society and culture not own what is believed by many to be a lifeline in the 21st centu...

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JOEL THIESSEN, PhD
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