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What are some reasons for immigration?
War, famine, religious persecution/discrimination, educational opportunities, economic opportunities, social opportunities, or for the purpose of mission.
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What is the difference between a denominational congregation and an independent congregation?
A denominational congregation is one that belongs to a larger, autonomous church body. Independent churches do not have a strong formal association with a central organisations.
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Why are there so many new Pentecostal denominations and congregations in the UK?
Because many countries, e.g. Nigeria & Ghana, are experiencing explosive growth in Pentecostal Christianity; migrants from these countries bring their religion with them.
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List three reasons why more traditional churches have not assimilated people who have immigrated to the UK.
Differences in styles of worship, the need for social support from other migrants and the uneven spread of immigration across the UK.
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Why do reverse missionaries want to come to the UK?
Because their home churches were planted by British missionaries and they now perceive that the UK is in need of hearing the Gospel since Christianity has been in decline.
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Name one fact that could be seen to contradict the secularisation thesis.
The number of people who report praying regularly or irregularly, the vitality of individual congregations, the birth of new congregations and denominations and the growth of Christianity through immigration.
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