Sunday, September 27, 2009

What can church and parents do to stop our young people from leaving?

by: Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

"Statistics indicate that around two-thirds of children who grew up in conservative churches are now leaving by the time they reach their twenties. What seems to be the problem?

The pattern of young people leaving the church is different than it was even in some recent generations, where it was more temporary. It now appears, in the lives of millions of young people raised in our churches, to be a rather permanent alienation from the church and from the truth claims of Christianity.
Their worldview was evidently not shaped adequately by biblical truths such that they were able to withstand the tide of the secular culture and the allure of the other worldviews around them."
To read the entire article go to Answers in Genesis.

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