Xulon Press presents both the problem and possible solutions.

Fewer People Are Attending Church Services, But Are There Fewer Christians?

Xulon Press presents both the problem and possible solutions.


Author Marnell W. Love, Ph.D. offers solutions to declining church attendance in Why People Love God But Hate Church ($19.49, paperback, 9781631296581; $30.49, hardcover, 9781631296598; $9.99, e-book, 9781631296604).


Love became interested in America’s shift away from church while working on a dissertation.  Conducting extensive research, he was surprised to discover that many of those who rejected “church” in the traditional sense still professed belief in God, still studied their Bibles and sought alternative ways to worship the Lord.  In this work, he offers solutions discovered through his research that he hopes will reignite Christians and restore their witness to the world.


“My main hope is for church leaders and confessed people of God to return to the teaching of Christ to love God and each other above all else,” said Love.


Marnell Wicks Love, Ph.D., Ed.D, MDiv. has been in church administration for more than forty years. Throughout that time, he has been an operational and financial consultant to churches and nonprofit organizations, as well as a longtime Sunday school and Bible study teacher. Today, Love is pastor of a senior citizen community and a chaplain to those who are near the end of life. He is also a management consultant to small businesses and organizations in the Mid-South areas of Northern Mississippi, Southwestern Tennessee, and Northeastern Arkansas.




Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Why People Love God But Hate Church is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.


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