Five Surprising Insights about the Unchurched by Thom Ranier They aren’t antagonistic. They welcome a conversation with believers. They aren’t staying out of church for the reasons you may think. They are the unchurched. And because many church leaders and members have such misperceptions about them, churches often fail to reach them, or even attempt to reach them. In one of the most comprehensive studies ever done on the unchurched, LifeWay Research, in partnership with the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism in Wheaton, surveyed 2,000 unchurched Americans. They defined “unchurched” as......