According to a survey widely reported in 2019, the three leading reasons young people give for leaving Christianity are:
- Church members are judgmental or hypocritical
- Lack of connection to others in attendance
- Disagreement with the church’s stance on political or social issues
All three of these reasons, in my opinion, come down to one central problem: Christianity has shifted its attention away from the central message and onto things that are divisive, especially politics.
To hear more, listen to my Sunday message below.