A man's influence Research from America suggests that if a child is the first person to become a Christian, there is only a 3.5% probability that the rest of the family will follow. Religion Today If the mother is the first to become a Christian, the probability rises to 17%. But if the father is the first, there is a 93% probability that everyone else in the household will follow. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.