There’s an idea that Christianity in America is dying. No serious researcher—not one—thinks that. However, I still am surprised that some people think this. (For a quick analysis, see this article.)
Facts are our friends, in this and in every situation, and what do the facts really show about the situation?
The Unchurched Are Open
- 73% of unchurched 20- to 29-year old Americans consider themselves “spiritual” because they want to know more about “God or a higher supreme being.”
- 89% of unchurched young adults say they would listen to what someone believes about Christianity.
- 63% of young adults said they would attend church if it presented truth to them in an understandable way “that relates to my life now.”
- 58% of 20-somethings would be more likely to attend if people at the church “cared for them as a person.”
Here is some more data from that survey in graph-form:
What’s surprising to me is the degree to which the young “unchurched” believe in the death and resurrection of…Continue Reading