The Craziest Statistic You'll Read About North American Missions
One out of five non-Christians in North America doesn't know any Christians.
That's not in the fake-Gandhi-quote "I would become a Christian, if I ever met one" sense.
It's new research in Gordon-Conwell's Center for the Study of Global Christianity's Christianity in its Global Context, 1970-2020. Missiologist Todd M. Johnson and his team found that 20 percent of non-Christians in North America really do not "personally know" any Christians.
That's 13,447,000 peopleâ€”about the population of metropolitan Los Angeles or Istanbulâ€”most of them in the United States....