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Are we a red state movement?
Three out of four members of Churches of Christ in the U.S. reside in a state that supported Republican Mitt Romney for president, an analysis by The Christian Chronicle found.
Of the 1,554,301 total Church of Christ adherents nationwide, 76 percent — or 1,182,142 — live in a red state, according to the analysis.
The Chronicle reviewed state-by-state adherent data contained in the 2012 edition of “Churches of Christ in the United States,” published by 21st Century Christian.
Almost half the red state Church of Christ adherents — 555,657, or 47 percent — call Texas or Tennessee home. Adherent figures include baptized members as well as non-baptized children and spouses associated with a congregation.
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