Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them

by Ed Stetzer, Richie Stanley, and others. B&H Publishing Group, 2009.

Written with a hopeful outlook, this book describes the four young adult unchurched types and how congregations can reach out, noting the amazing things that can happen between this demographic and churches.


definition of the four young adult unchurched types, ways a congregation can reach out

Best For

Christian clergy and lay leaders


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Suggested Uses

  • Learn how to best reach out to young adults by reading about the four unchurched types --- always unchurched, de-churched, friendly unchurched, and hostile unchurched.
  • Create programs that meet the varying needs of different young adults by considering the role of worship, relationships, and service.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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