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FRONT PAGE  |  2/20/2019
WEDNESDAY, JAN 16, 2019  |  10 comments  |  1 commentary
Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church

Most young churchgoers skip out on Sundays at some point amid their transition to going to college, moving away from home, or starting their first jobs. LifeWay has found that historically about two-thirds of dropouts return to services once they get older.

But these days, young Christians are more likely to cite weightier political and spiritual concerns as pushing them away from the church, with 70 percent listing such beliefs as a reason for their departure in 2017 compared to about half (52%) 10 years before.

Moving for college remains the top reason young people stop attending church in both surveys, which are based on responses from more than 2,000 young Americans who attended a Protestant church regularly (twice a month or more) for at least a year during high school. ...


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News Item1/18/19 6:27 AM
Stevenr | Missouri  Find all comments by Stevenr
Sorry; note that in my initial response I mentioned they “did absolutely nothing for God.” They are not recorded as doing anything beyond birth of notoriety. It was Samuel’s children who were
Rebellious and followed an evil path.
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News Item1/17/19 9:20 PM
Unprofitable Servant | TN  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Been racking my brain here. Where do we discover that Moses children were rebellious or didn’t follow God?
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News Item1/17/19 5:39 AM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
Zealous young Christians will need a church of zealousness, not a fast asleep in Zion, snoring monstrosity. Get knowledge, get zealousness, get in touch with God, stay in touch with God, do whatever he says for you to do, be filled with the Holy Ghost, be a shining light in this dark world, be a soldier for Jesus Christ, repent daily, trust God every hour, live by faith, love not your life unto the death, present yourself a living sacrifice, give up your idols, be wholeheartedly committed to the work of God, honour all men, love the brotherhood, love your enemies, build your house on the rock by obeying Jesus, learn to defeat the devil, be an overcomer, get out witnessing, pray for missions, and if God should ever say....

....Whom shall I send? And who shall go for us?

reply....

....Here am I, Lord, send me! I delight to do thy will, O my God.

Adriel wrote:
Thus those who are called BY GOD, come to church and stay by grace alone.
Thus those who are called BY GOD, are the church and love to be together.
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News Item1/16/19 5:57 PM
Douglas Fir | Zones Four to Six  Find all comments by Douglas Fir
"StevenR" those are good examples to remember. And you can think of the son mentioned in Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians, where he says he is 'sleeping with his father's wife"!
So true that Modern Parenting is failing, even in the church. You would think churches would teach that it is the parents job to raise up their children, not the church's with Sunday School, Children's Church, etc. I doubt you can find Sunday School mentioned in Paul's letters.
There is even a verse about leaders having a family that is good and upright, so, if correctly applied both Moses and Samuel would have been discarded. (Of course, we know Moses did not enter the Promised Land because he struck the rock in his anger, rather than speak to the rock as God had commanded him to do).
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News Item1/16/19 5:31 PM
Stevenr | Missouri  Find all comments by Stevenr
Think about it from this perspective: two great men in the Bible; Moses, and Samuel… what do they have in common?
Other than doing mighty things for God, they are known for having children who did absolutely nothing for God. (Samuel’s children actually followed the path of Eli‘s children and did evil… Which is why the children of Israel rejected them from leadership.)
How could two men so well used by God have horrible children?
Because their children stood on the shoulders of giants… Never learning to have a relationship with God themselves. They relied on their daddy’s religion, and did not cultivate that closeness with God.
The problem with children today is the exact same. We the parents aren’t teaching them to have a relationship with God. We expect them to see our relationship, and do it themselves.
The blame is ours. We need to train our children.
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News Item1/16/19 4:40 PM
Just a Guy | Mississippi  Find all comments by Just a Guy
*aren't being wolves in sheep's clothing
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News Item1/16/19 4:39 PM
Just a Guy | Mississippi  Find all comments by Just a Guy
I'll tell you why young people are dropping out of church...

Cause those young people aren't saved! At least they are being wolves in sheep's clothing who stay in church.

The scriptures tell that the way is narrow, so if the whole world was going to church, we would know MOST of them were in the same boat as the who ones don't go...not saved.

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News Item1/16/19 3:57 PM
Seth | North Idaho  Find all comments by Seth
As a youth I’ve thought about this and I truly believe not by my own opinion but by Gods words that, the reason youth stop going to church is cause they don’t have a solid foundation in there faith. There not grounded in Gods word. There faith is there’s parents faith not there own. This is partly on the churches fault. God says that children are a gift! And that parents are supposed to root them in scripture. There like arrows, you don’t send arrow that is blunt into the enemy would you? I think that parents need to start embedding scripture into there kids minds from day one of birth. You must give them a solid standing in Gods word and let them own there faith, not you. They need godly piers to desire godliness with them. Parents need to invest in there child like one would a gift they were given.
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News Item1/16/19 3:10 PM
Adriel  Find all comments by Adriel
People become Christians by the act of God not by human choice.
John 6:44 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day."

Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast"

WCF: 14/1
"The grace of faith, whereby the elect are enabled to believe to the saving of their souls,[1] is the work of the Spirit of Christ in their hearts,[2] and is ordinarily wrought by the ministry of the Word,[3] by which also, and by the administration of the sacraments, and prayer, it is increased and strengthened.[4]
2. By this faith, a Christian believes to be true whatsoever is revealed in the Word, for the authority of God himself speaking therein;"

[2] 2Cor 4:13 We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak.
Eph 1:17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling,"

Thus those who are called BY GOD, come to church and stay by grace alone.

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News Item1/16/19 12:49 PM
Douglas Fir | Zones Four to Six  Find all comments by Douglas Fir
Things don't seem to have changed much.
You would think the moral of the story (as the Duchess in the famous book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, would say)is that Christians should not send their children to college!
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