A study published by LifeWay Research has found that small evangelical churches that make a strong effort to evangelize and share the message of Jesus Christ with non-believers retain the most Christian converts. Eleven denominations sponsored the major study, which was conducted in partnership with the Billy Graham Center of Wheaton College, LifeWay Research and the Caskey Center for Church

Excellence of New Orleans Baptist Theological Center. “The phone survey of 1,500 pastors of small churches — evangelical and black Protestant congregations of 250 or fewer — asked how many converts each church had in the last 12 months and whether those converts stayed with the church after they came to faith,” the study explained. READ MORE