Countdown Day 69

Not only were historic Protestant denominations shrinking numerically, but the remaining churchgoers were wrinkling. The average age rose as young people dropped out after high school or college. Episcopalians, for example, were losing the equivalent of a diocese per year, and the average age had crept up to sixty-two – almost twice the age of the average American (thirty-two). (10)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)