Six Reasons Young Christians Are Leaving the Church #1

April 20th 2013 No comments yet  

Six ReasonsReason #1- Churches seem overprotective.

As one who has grown up in the heyday of the Information Revolution, I can attest to the notion that today’s young people have more access to information and differing viewpoints than at any other point in history. With that being said, it’s easy to see how the church can be viewed as stifling in an age where we are constantly bombarded by different ideas.

25 percent of 18-29 year-olds felt that “Christians demonize everything outside of the church,” …

Six Reasons Young Christians Are Leaving the Church: A Young’n’s Perspective.

April 10th 2013 No comments yet  

Six ReasonsBeing fresh off the press as a new adult is a scary time in life, I’m finding out. People my age go from the relative structure of being in school to being dropped off on the side of life’s highway to fend for ourselves in a terrifyingly short amount of time. It’s a season of our lives where we need God’s guidance more than ever before, and sadly, significant sectors of my peers aren’t pursuing it.

According to a study done by the …

Generation "NOT" Me

A Photo September 4th 2009 2 comments so far  

I just started reading a very interesting book called Generation Me by Jean M. Twenge. The subtitle tells it all… “Why todays young American’s are more confident, assertive, entitled – and more miserable than ever.” The generation that is written about ranges in age from 18-35 years old. I’m just on upper edge of that at 36 myself. The reason I picked up the book is because I get the opportunity to lead a new ministry for singles in their 20s. At Stonebriar, we call it mosaic. Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7p.m. was our first meeting.

So what is a …

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