Publication Date

May 2006

Document Type



This project is an attempt to discover the reasons why people who profess Jesus Christ as Savior and are members of a Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia church do not regularly attend church. A survey was mailed to church members requesting reasons they do not attend and whether Scripture addresses attendance. Arguments were made from Scriptural exegesis, Church doctrine, Church history, and particularly Baptist history that believers in the Christ attend church regularly. The goal of this project is to better inform and equip churches for reaching and ministering to those who do not regularly attend.