The Unchurched Next Door

  • by Thom S. Rainer
  • Narrated by Don Reed
  • 7 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This Silver Medallion Book award-winning national interview survey of unchurched people sheds insight on who the unchurched next door are, what objections they raise, and how to connect with them, taking into account their various faith stages, based on the Rainer scale with rankings from U5 to U1.

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Excellent Read and Study

I really enjoyed the reading of this book. it analyzes our fear of sharing the Gospel in a unique way.
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- MS. CYNTHIA J. CARTER

Needs to be preached in every church in the world!

What made the experience of listening to The Unchurched Next Door the most enjoyable?

The many stories and responses of the responders was fascinating, and the revelation that both the statistics and the stories brought into light was amazing! That is: People are more ready than we think they are! We just have to match the Faith stage to the invitation method.Very, very informative stuff, and I am now listening to it again and using it as fuel for my preaching.

I would love to see Thom S Rainer write another book outlining his survey forms, and instructing local churches how to utilise both the surveying process and the survey results in our own area. I am in semi-rural Australia, and would like to graph my own town/city.

Seriously! I cannot see why this has only scored a 4 star rating so far - this book is transformational, my congregation are sitting there wide-eyed!


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- David W. Hooper

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-04-2010
  • Publisher: Zondervan