Facts About Christians Today

Silence of the Lambs – Heartbreaking Facts About Today’s Church

These facts about Christians today and Americans will break your heart!  Someday “many” will remember Matthew 7:21-23.

69% of churchgoers believe that everyone will go to heaven.   [False!]

59% of Millennials believe that pornography is morally acceptable.    [Wrong!]

Almost one-third of Evangelicals attend church out of obligation.

Half of all Americans have never read the Bible.   [Sad, but true]

70% of those attending church one or more times a month never share their faith with a stranger.  [Silence of the Lambs…it is “The Great Omission”]

One in four Evangelicals are not certain that the physical resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event.   [Then what other parts of the Bible don’t you believe!]

51% of U.S. churchgoers say they’ve never heard of the term, “The Great Commission.”   [Read the Gospels, and Paul’s Epistles!]

51% of Americans say the Bible was written for each person to interpret as he or she chooses.   [The ways of a man seem right in his own eyes, but they are not!]

70% unchurched people have never been invited to church in their whole lives.  [Heartbreaking that we won’t even invite them!  They might actually come.]

65% of American churches have a weekly attendance of less than 100 people, including children.   [Is it the great falling away – 1 John 2:19]

46% of Evangelicals agree that God accepts the worship of all religions.   60% of churchgoers don’t believe that sharing their faith is an essential obligation of their Christian life.    [No, no, no…there is only One Way and it is thru Christ (Acts 4:21)!]

77% of all Americans believe that personal salvation is a result of good works.  [Read Gal 3, Eph 2…our works are filthy rags to God]


Nearly half of young Evangelicals (ages 18-29) favor same-sex marriage.    [Contrary to biblical doctrine. (Read Rom 1, 2, etc.)]

44% of U.S. adults say that God plays no role whatsoever in their life.  [Many are called but few are chosen.   Matt 22:14]

65% of all “Christians” believe there are multiple paths to Heaven. [No one can come to the Father except thru Christ – John 6:44]

One third of all Americans believe after they die, God will give them a 2nd chance.  [Nope, after death comes the judgement – Heb 9:27; Today is the day of salvation (2 Cor 6:2)]

70% of those attending church one or more times a month never share their faith with a stranger.  [The Great Omission – denying Christ means He denies us before the Father (Matt 10:33)].

Two thirds of those who are 18-34 years of age, do not believe pre-marital sex is ever wrong. [Any sex outside of marriage in sexual immorality]

62% of all churches in America are having no growth or declines in their congregations.   [Churches must evangelize or they will fossilize]

65% of all churches in America have less than 100 people in their congregations including children.  [True]

More than 2 million people have left the church every year for the past 7 years.    [1 John 2:19]

In just 8 years, the percentage of the U.S. population calling themselves Christians has decreased from 78% to 70%.    [Great persecution is coming]

50% of those in church last Sunday cannot remember a single spiritual insight from that sermon.  [Does anyone take notes anymore?]

55% of those attending church at least once a month have not had a ‘born again’ experience.  [You must be born again, or you are not saved!]

More than 50% of those 18-24 years of age are not certain they believe in God.  [What a person believes does not change what is true. God does exist]