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Young Adults Leaving the Church

Posted in Christ and Culture by sosipater on August 9, 2007

Seven in 10 Protestants ages 18 to 30 — both evangelical and mainline — who went to church regularly in high school said they quit attending by age 23, according to the survey by LifeWay Research. And 34% of those said they had not returned, even sporadically, by age 30. That means about one in four Protestant young people have left the church.

 This is a very interesting article on young adults leaving evangelical churches.  Not a new topic, but one we need to continue to think about.  The article can be found at USA Today or here.


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  1. daxw said,

    This was our topic of discussion last week in my 8th-10th grade SS class. We had a good discussion I think about it. I hope it got most of them thinking about why these numbers are where they are and what we need to be doing to reverse this trend.

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