Ironically, our culture’s rejection of absolute truth is stoking an unprecedented hunger for truth. In his book Surprising Insights from the Unchurched, Thom Ranier reveals interesting discoveries that highlight the contemporary thirst for truth. More than 85 percent of the unchurched people Rainer surveyed said that a church’s theology and doctrine would be their primary consideration in choosing a church. Not music, not entertainment, but theology–truth. New generations are thirsting for truthfulness, not trendiness (13).
August 12, 2009