Dating an agnostic
Barry Warren sat inside his red Chevy Blazer in front of the local music store.
It was the summer between his freshman and sophomore year in college, and the first time he had this thought: Maybe there is something to this Christianity thing.
Alternatively, there are many people who fit the dictionary definition of “atheist” but do not call themselves atheists.
About three times as many Americans say they do not believe in God or a universal spirit (9%) as say they are atheists (3%).
Cru, and Christians in general, have had to adjust the way they interact with students in response.
Barry now serves with Cru’s research and development team and has created a tool called Perspective Cards to help Christians dialogue with non-Christians about what they believe.
“Evangelism is about helping people understand.” So how can we reach out to people who are skeptical about God?
Barry recommends engaging in 6 types of questions to help people process the gospel.
Atheists, in general, are more likely to be male and younger than the overall population; 68% are men, and the median age of atheist adults in the U. About two-thirds of atheists (69%) identify as Democrats (or lean in that direction), and a majority (56%) call themselves political liberals (compared with just one-in-ten who say they are conservatives).Rich served with Worldwide Challenge magazine from 2008-2016.