You Found Me: Research on How Unchurched Nones, Millennials, and Irreligious are Surprisingly Open to Christian Faith
Researcher and practitioner Rick Richardson unveils the findings of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Institute’s groundbreaking studies on the unchurched.
A study of 2,000 unchurched people across the country reveals that they are still remarkably open to faith conversations and the Church. Further research revealed the best practices of the top 10 percent of churches that most effectively reach the unchurched. People who were previously unchurched share what actually moved them to faith and Christian commitment. And the most encouraging revelation from this research is that churches and organizations can be transformed to become places where conversion growth becomes the new normal.
If people tell you “the sky is falling” don’t believe them. You can lead the change that will help your church reach people - who then reach others.
Rick Richardson is director of the Billy Graham Center Research Institute and its Church Evangelism Initiative. He also serves as professor of evangelism and leadership at Wheaton College Graduate School. He has previously served as pastor of...