“Why millenials are leaving the church” by Rachel Held Evans
Here’s an interesting read (click the link above) on an issue many of our congregations are facing. Evans provides an honest account of what she believes this generation is looking for in their spiritual lives.
What do you think? As a young adult, do you relate to her sentiments and thoughts about what this generation is looking for? What do you connect with? What do you disagree with?
As a congregation member, does this provide you with any insight you might be looking for regarding what young adults in your congregations are looking for? What ideas does it inspire to better connect with this generation?
“But I would encourage church leaders eager to win millennials back to sit down and really talk with them about what they’re looking for and what they would like to contribute to a faith community. … Their answers might surprise you.”