In spite of the rise of mega-churches, no county in America has a greater church population than it did ten years ago.<br />
Each year 3,500 to 4,000 churches close their doors forever; yet only as many as 1,500 new churches are started.<br />
There are now nearly 60 percent fewer churches per 10,000 persons than in 1920.<br />* In 1920 27 churches existed for every 10,000 Americans.<br />* In 1950 17 churches existed for every 10,000 Americans.<br />* In 1996 11 churches existed for every 10,000 Americans.<br />
Churches lose an estimated 2,765,000 people each year to nominalism and secularism <br />
23% of born again Believers have shared their faith in Jesus Christ with a non-Christian in the past twelve months.<br />
80% of new converts came in churches that were less than two years old.<br />
64% of the people in Firestone, Colorado are unchurched.<br />
We Believe the Lord has called us to plant a church in Firestone, Colorado. <br />
For the past seven years the Lord has been greatly burdening our heart for Firestone, Colorado. <br />
OUR PRAYER REQUESTS<br />One other couple to help us on the Leadership Team!<br />Lay people who would commit to 3+ years at Firestone Baptist Church.<br />Launch date of the church and Bible studies to be August 22, 2010.<br />
Live with urgency, it is the only life you have to live!<br />The only other option for not witnessing is DISOBEDIENCE<br />
2Timothy 2:2 And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. <br />
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