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HANDOUT 1: Why Go to Church?

Thom Rainer, 2001.

TOP FIVE REASONS UNCHURCHED PEOPLE CHOOSE A CHURCH

  • 1. Pastor/Preaching
  • 2. Doctrines/Beliefs
  • 3. Friendliness of members
  • 4. Other
  • 5. Someone witnessed/invited me

TOP FIVE REASONS CHURCH ATTENDERS CHOOSE A CHURCH

  • 1. Doctrine/Theology/Beliefs
  • 2. People caring for each other
  • 3. Preaching
  • 4. Friendliness of members
  • 5. Children's programs

TOP FIVE REASONS FORMERLY UNCHURCHED STAY ACTIVE IN CHURCH

  • 1. Ministry involvement
  • 2. Sunday school/children's programs
  • 3. Obedience to God
  • 4. Fellowship/friendliness of members
  • 5. Pastor/preaching


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Last updated on Monday, December 12, 2011.

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