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Doubters and unbelievers

Church decline and huge generational shift

Poor communication with doubters and unbelievers

Over the past 50 years, Christians in America have been failing badly in the commission from Jesus to 'make disciples' (Matthew 28:19). Christians have been relying on religious institutions to do it for them, but it's not working.

There is no good substitute for Christians sharing their faith in personal conversation with family, friends, neighbors and associates.

The big problem is that most Christians today do not know how to share their faith confidently, intelligently and persuasively with doubters and unbelievers. They don't know how to answer the tough questions. So they keep quiet about their faith.

Churches have been so busy reaffirming tradition to the faithful, and keeping the faithful comfortable, that they have neglected the hard task of strategically training them for effective dialog with people who have never heard a clear and sensible presentation of the gospel.

Old models of evangelism don't work well any more. We can no longer assume that nearly everyone in the United States has some basic understanding of the Bible and Christian life. For a huge and growing segment of our population, it's a blank slate ... or worse, as religion is increasingly being regarded as a scourge on society.

People are very smart and well-informed today, and they shoot down Christians with tough questions that most Christians are not prepared to answer. Many Christians, too, have private doubts and questions that need to be answered.

People of the new generations – like the people you meet in the videos below – think differently than people of the old generations. Without better understanding and communication, it's like ships passing in the night.

ONE CHART SAYS IT ALL

Younger generations turning non-Christian

Christians failing badly in mission

There is no end to voluminous statistics on the state of the church and individual spiritual beliefs and practices. There's so much data that it makes our heads spin ... and eventually we become numb and desensitized by it.

On this site, we use only one chart – below – because it shows the big picture in a clear and undeniable way.

This chart is the motivation for this website.

Updated source 2020: Pew Research Center
The age groups are known by these names: Silent generation (over 75), Baby Boomers (57-75), Generation X (41-56), Older Millennials (32-40), Younger Millennials (25-31) and Gen Z (15-24).

VIDEO STREET INTERVIEWS

Understand how they think

Hear it and see it yourself

Many Christians never discuss to know how people are really thinking about God, Bible, sin, life after death, etc.

These videos were catalyst for this site

Went out on the street ...

BIBLE
CHURCH
ORIGIN
TRUTH

HOW THIS SITE HELPS

Prepare for conversation

Need to answer questions

Like in business world, sales conventions with enthusiasm and hype. But also need deep study for produce knowledge, to clearly explain, answer questions, diffuse objections, etc.

Designed to help Christians have confident, intelligent and persuasive conversations with unbelievers – and with doubters who otherwise might soon become unbelievers – to help end the erosion of Christianity in America.

Improve our witness

No one can program a single soul into heaven, but we can program our witness.

Be comfortable.

Church affirms but does poor job preparing

Just look at the chart.

Need to help people become better witnesses.

One part is to interpret the Bible correctly and not add. Usually the adds are the barriers.

SITE IN EARLY STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT
Helping Christians engage in intelligent and persuasive conversations with doubters and unbelievers