Lost people matter to God. The clock is ticking. There is an urgency to reach others for Christ. In this issue, you will learn of the spiritual cycle experienced by every nation. You will see the connection between hopelessness and receptivity. You will be challenged by data that demonstrates that, while the nation has become more secular, most churches have become less effective in reaching these far from God. New strategies are required. A church has no future without them. This issue of the Church Doctor Report provides insight into reaching unchurched people today.