Are We Becoming an Atheist Nation? 3 Reasons Young People Are Abandoning Religion
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In other words, too many churches are concerned about same-sex marriage when the preacher should be talking about the unacceptability of war.
--Churches are no longer visionary. They have remained focused on saving souls for the next life and offering rituals tied to perpetuating theologies that no longer seem relevant to many young people. Churches are no longer significant players in shaping the life of our communities.
If ministers and churches will not lay out what the kingdom of God on earth might actually look like, young people will continue to look elsewhere for other models.
In that sense, I am less concerned about the young adults who are leaving the churches than the churches they are leaving behind.