Scary Statistics on Illiteracy

     

    • ?65% of Bible-believing Christians have never read the entire New Testament (www.chronologicalbiblestorying.com).
    • ?43% of American adults function at or below basic literacy levels – making them incapable of meaningful Bible reading (ccclib.org)
    • ?In a survey of more than 500 pastors, 47% cited “lack of time” as the main reason more Christians don’t read the Bible (Phone survey, Hosanna, 1996).
    • ?58% of the U.S. adult population will never read another book after high school (oralbible.com Aug 2007).
    • ?42% of U.S. university graduates never read another book (oralbible.com Aug 2007)
    • ?Over 50% of teens in America believe that Jesus may have committed sins (www.barna.org)