TRUTH BOMBS: So read the article below and ask yourself does God change? No He does not. What He said was evil 2000+ years ago is still evil today. Yet the Church Growth gurus today believe that if the Church is to survive, then it must change. This is why we see pews replaced with couches and new cafe style worship centers coffee included (for a small fee).
So what will be next in light of this article?
ARTICLE: A recent survey has revealed that nearly one in four millennials are religiously unaffiliated, and many of them say they left the church due to teachings on homosexuality.
The Christian Post reports that 25 percent of Americans are religiously unaffiliated, according to a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute.
The survey found that religious affiliation has been declining noticeably since the 1990’s. The numbers of people who have left the church are greater the younger the demographic.
For example, only 13 percent of those aged over 65 say they are religiously unaffiliated, 17 percent aged 50 to 64 say the same, 29 percent in the 30 to 49 age group do not believe in religion, and a sizeable 39 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds say they are religiously unaffiliated.
The survey also explored the reasons for lack of religious affiliation. A major finding was that 39 percent of religiously unaffiliated millennials said the church’s teaching on and treatment of gays and lesbians was a major factor in their decision to leave the church or to remain unaffiliated with it.
The survey also separated non-churchgoers into three categories:
Rejectionists–those who “say religion is not personally important in their lives and believe religion as a whole does more harm than good in society.”
Apatheists–who “say say religion is not personally important to them, but believe it generally is more socially helpful than harmful.”
Unattached believers–who say religion is personally important to them, but yet do not attend corporate worship.