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Evangelism Statistics

"Street Level Evangelism, Where is the Space for the Local Evangelist," by Michael Parrott, Acts Evangelism, Spokane, WA, 1993, pp. 9-11.

Ninety-five percent of all Christians have never won a soul to Christ. Eighty percent of all Christians do not consistently witness for Christ. Less than two percent are involved in the ministry of evangelism. Seventy-one percent do not give toward the financing of the great Commission.

One particular denomination did a survey on its leadership ministries. The results are as follows: 63% of the leadership in this denomination, including deacons and elders, have not led one stranger to Jesus in the last two years through the method of "Go Ye" evangelism. 49% of the leadership ministries spend zero time in an average week ministering outside of the church. 89% of the leadership ministries have zero time reserved on their list of weekly priorities for going out to evangelize. 99% of the leadership ministries believe that every Christian, including leadership, has been commanded to preach the gospel to a lost world. 97% believe that if the leadership had a greater conviction and involvement in evangelism, that it would be an example for the church to follow. 96% of the leadership believe their churches would have grown faster if they would have been more involved in evangelism.

Because of this, our results in evangelism have been mediocre, at best.