In 2008, about 50 million people in America checked the “Religious None” box. Ten million of those are ardent atheists. This means that the rest of these 40 million people aren’t really sure what they believe. The nones account for more than More than Charismatic, Lutherans, Methodists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Mormons and Muslims put together. You (hopefully) have friends, neighbors and coworkers that fall into this category. People like David Noise, author of Unbeliever Nation, are on a campaign to claim the
Friends at DG put this interview together when I was out in Minneapolis to speak on Unbelievable Evangelism. Here is the original post.
Here’s a string of new videos to go with my book The Unbelievable Gospel, which won “Book of the Year” in the Evangelism/Apologetics category in the Christianity Today awards. Feel free to use them in teaching, posting on your blog, or however they might be helpful. What is Re-evangelization? from Jonathan Dodson on Vimeo. Does Anything Need to Change in Personal Evangelism? from Jonathan Dodson on Vimeo. Why Do People Find the Gospel Unbelievable? from Jonathan Dodson on Vimeo. What
In this brief talk, I respond to the evangelistic crisis in America by revisiting evangelical approaches to evangelism. Taking the radical perspective of Jesus’ approach to evangelism, I uncover practices that are countercultural to American Christianity. This talk was adapted from content in my new book The Unbelievable Gospel: Say Something Worth Believing. If it’s of interest, there are a ton of resources at www.unbelievablegospel.com