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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I think we can affirm their desires, but we still need to uphold biblical Christianity, not cater it to favor trends that are affected by the culture in which we live.
If you are in church ministry, one metric of success might be to help young people make one or two relational connections, younger to older, that lead to significant mentoring bonds that will last for several years.
They try to be Christian outside of kinnqman institutional church. Part 2 explains why they left.
Part 3 tries to piece together a way forward—a solution, if you will. In kjnnaman same way he brings up the issue of homosexuality, but avoids a real discussion in a cowardly way. His solutions which are vague bow to the cultural whim and have no basis whatsoever in Scripture.
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This book explains that experience with some statistics and calls evangelical churches back to older and more biblical ways of being a Christian church, the ways I found in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church: And, if you hate statistics, this isn't the book for you.
Most clergy were exposed to the above points in their seminary training, yet they never mention them to their congregations. Separate multiple emails addresses with a commaor semicolon ; or put each email address on a separate line.
It also has helpful summaries of the general reasons why young people drop out, which, as a pastor who also does youth ministry, is helpful for me to consider my teaching and how I teach the implications of the gospel to my youth. Really good information about young people and their faith, whether it stays or goes. While the book points out the research about people leaving church, it does it without the "sky is falling" panic you find in similar resources.
Feb 24, BG45 rated it really liked it. My favorite quote came in the final section of "ideas to find a generation. I want you to step up and live by the Bible's standards.
We must steer young cultural influencers away from the temptation to measure their faithfulness, personal worth, effectiveness, or giftedness by the level of mainstream acceptance they achieve. God's children in the next generation need more and deserve better.
Accordingly, by having the Holy Spirit as the father, Christ was born without human sin. One of the main premises of the book is that the older and younger generations are different.
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It's a hip way to describe an un-hip subject - ennui amongst Christian youth. The ultimate problem for me was that his modern terminology seems undercut but his narrow conclusions of what it means to be an adult in society; heterosexual marriage and having children.
You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman
An aspiration to influence culture begs the question of how to embody in-but-not-of faithfulness, and how to deal with the poison pill of cultural accommodation that the pull toward mainstream influence makes available.
Sit tight as one of the world's greatest teachers guides you to financial freedom! It would be nice if the viewpoint were a little more conservative but that could be said of most books. Which brings me to my own personal opinion, which he comes so close to with, "Young adults are digital natives immersed in a glossy pop culture that prefers speed over depth, sex over wholeness and opinion over truth.
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Dec 10, Luke Evans rated it it was ok Shelves: Prodigals, nomads, and exiles all have to make sense of the faith conveyed t Nothing I have read so far has helped me understand ministering to Millennials as well as this book. What would we do differently when discipling young adults to help them cultivate Christlike empathy that identifies with the least, the last, and the lost? That being said, I do think this book is very helpful.
But when it begins excluding Christians from the fa This book was a very mixed read.