(from LifeWay Research, as appeared in Facts & Trends)
Resources “Unchurched” would likely use if looking for a church and “Church Switchers” did use to find a new church
Unchurched – February 2008 study; defined as people who have not attended a religious service in the past six months.
Church Switchers – December 2006 study; defined as Protestant Americans who have attended more than one church regularly as an adult.
|Recommendations from family or friends||55%||64%|
|In-person visits to churches||49%||83%|
|Church websites or online search tools||25%||21%|
|Phonebook or other local advertisements||9%||19%|
|None of the above||17%||1%|
2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.