Barna Group has done research and revealed reasons why young people are leaving the Church. The reasons they listed were:
In this episode I go through the first three reasons and shares personal stories of how students are struggling with isolationism, shallowness, and anti-scientific claims. I then list a few ways in which we can address these issues with our students.
Have you had any students list any of these reasons for why they are struggling with their faith?
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