If you’re like me, it’s the time of year we start thinking of things we want to do better in the coming New Year.
My eating has spiraled out of control, I’ll drop some pounds… in January. Better get back to the gym… after the Holidays. And I might as well throw Bible-reading into the New Year’s basket, too.
Years ago my wife came across a book that stirred both of our hearts. Already Gone: Why your kids will quit church and what you can do to stop it (by Ken Ham, Britt Beemer & Todd Hillard). Estimates suggest two-thirds of kids from Christian homes will walk away from the faith during college. But here’s the book’s stunning premise. Young people are not choosing to walk away from the faith during college. Rather they are mentally... Read More
As I shared in a recent post, statistics suggest 60-70% of kids raised in Christian homes are leaving the church in college years. Parents cannot strap kids into their pew seats for eighteen years and expect them to arrive at mature faith. Terms like “postmodernism” and “post-Christian” are being used to explain how today’s culture makes it harder for young people to stick with Christian faith. Growing up in a Christian home is no... Read More