Shocking Statistics
1)  Over the past 25+ years, the percentage of Christian children in America – regardless of the denomination (Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist, etc.) – who leave the church by age 21 is…  

            A) 10%    B) 20%    C)  30%   D) 67%*
 
 
2)  Statistics show that when both father and mother are committed to their Savior, the chance of their children growing up to be committed to their Savior is….     97%
 
 
Statistics show that when only the father is committed to the Savior, the chance of the children growing up to be committed to their Savior is….       77%
 
 
Statistics show that when only the mother is committed to the Savior, the chance of the children growing up to be committed to their Savior is….     17%
 
 
Statistics show that when neither father or mother is committed to their Savior, the chance of their children growing up to be committed to their Savior is...    3%
 
 
 
*Yes, the correct answer is 67%, that is, two out of every three Christian kids will leave the church by the time they are juniors in college.
 
 
Source:  The Barna Group.  For more research see www.barna.com