Reaching spiritually open non-Christians is an exciting opportunity for the Church, but to draw them to faith effectively, we need to understand what’s keeping this cohort of non-Christians away from churches right now. New Barna data offers clarity.
We gave spiritually open non-Christians a list of statements pertaining to Christianity and spirituality, to discover which resonated most.
24% completely agree with the statement “I feel like I have heard everything church leaders have to teach.”
34% choose “The Church does not answer my questions.”
36% say “I feel like my beliefs aren’t aligned with most of the Christians I know.”
But the most popular response by far wasn’t directly focused on Christianity at all: