Statistically, it’s rare when an older adult comes to faith in Christ. Some research indicates that less than 4 percent of people who come to faith in Christ do so after the age of 30. But research also shows that church plants are more effective in reaching people with the Gospel – in lots of ways. Imagine if it was your grandparents accepting Christ for the first time. Listen as recent high school graduate, Elijah Wilkerson with Stadia Church Plant, Engage Church, shares the story of how his grandparents made a life changing decision.
You know that new churches are one of the best ways to bring people into relationship with God and spread the news about Jesus. Churches planted in partnership with Stadia, utilizing our full portfolio of services, generally thrive in ways that differentiate them from other church plants. 90% of Stadia church plants are still engaged in their mission at year 5, while the U.S. average across various denominations and church planting groups is 60% at year three.
You see, we don’t just need more churches…we need better churches … ones that that effectively reach their communities with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ and then multiply for greater impact.