The future of the Catholic Church seems bright, and evangelicals now have a new tool to help them find churches that are biblically sound, culturally aware, and legislatively active.
Businessman Roger Elswick is president of the Eleven Six Institute, which created MyChurchFinder.org "to get more people into those churches to make a difference in this country." It has various sponsors, including Turning Point USA, Texas Values, and Patriot Academy.
Author and speaker Neil Mammen, an engineer and Christian apologist who is involved with the site, says there are about 1.7 million internet searches for a new church every month. If every search represents a family of three or four, then he estimates about five to six million people are looking for a new church every month.
"That's not only believers, but that's unbelievers, people who just became Christians, or people who are just upset," Mammen explains. "They don't know what they're looking for, but they're looking for something, and they know that ..."