Post-Christian Church Metrics

To qualify as “post-Christian,” individuals had to meet nine or more of the following factors . “Highly post-Christian” individuals meet 13 or more of the factors (out of these 16 criteria).

  • Do not believe in God
  • Identify as atheist or agnostic
  • Disagree that faith is important in their lives
  • Have not prayed to God (in the last week)
  • Have never made a commitment to Jesus
  • Disagree the Bible is accurate
  • Have not donated money to a church (in the last year)
  • Have not attended a Christian church (in the last 6 months)
  • Agree that Jesus committed sins
  • Do not feel a responsibility to “share their faith”
  • Have not read the Bible (in the last week)
  • Have not volunteered at church (in the last week)
  • Have not attended Sunday school (in the last week)
  • Have not attended religious small group (in the last week)
  • Bible engagement scale: low (have not read the Bible in the past week and disagree strongly or somewhat that the Bible is accurate)

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4 Responses to Post-Christian Church Metrics

  1. Hans C Weston June 19, 2017 at 5:23 pm #

    Unfortunately, while many of those who attend our churches may not be classified fully as “post-Christian” according to this – there are a staggering number of people who would be at least halfway there.

  2. Gideon Tandirerung June 21, 2017 at 10:17 am #

    I like this type of information.
    I want to be one of the subscribers

  3. Louise Cummings
    Louise Cummings June 27, 2017 at 11:43 am #

    Yes I believe in God.

  4. Troy Day
    Troy Day August 10, 2019 at 8:48 pm #

    asked and answered Michael Ellis Carter Jr.

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