Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church
Mormon millennials are leaving the church at about double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that draws on a study of four generations of current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
"We used to keep about three-quarters of people who grew up Mormon and now it's less than half," said Jana Riess, author of The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church.
For LDS millennials -- the generation born from 1980 to 1998 -- the retention rate is 46 percent, Riess said. The problem is not unique to Mormonism, she said, noting that other faiths also are experiencing a drop in their membership....
""The problem is not unique to Mormonism, she said, noting that other faiths also are experiencing a drop in their membership""
There is only one "Faith" - When God provides that faith then you become a Bible believing Christian. - Not a Mormon. Not a Roman Catholic. and Not a JW. But especially NOT a Liberalist!!!
Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:"
WCF: 14-1. The grace of faith, whereby the elect are enabled to believe to the saving of their souls,a is the work of the Spirit of Christ in their hearts,b and is ordinarily wrought by the ministry of the Word;c by which also, and by the administration of the sacraments and prayer, it is increased and strengthened.d
a. Heb 10:39. â€¢ b. Eph 1:17-19; 2:8; 2 Cor 4:13. â€¢ c. Rom 10:14, 17. â€¢ d. Luke 17:5; Acts 20:32; Rom 1:16-17; 4:11; 1 Pet 2:2.
2. By this faith a Christian believeth to be true whatsoever is revealed in the Word, for the authority of God himself speaking therein;"