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 OpenA few years ago, LifeWay Research did some significant research on the faith of young adults to see where they stood. Here are a few stats from that study:
- 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.”
Read the rest of this post at Christianity Today.