Why Millennials Leave the Faith and How To Bring Us Back

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By Justino Valdez “I don’t believe millennials are hostile toward Christianity. I believe they just don’t quite understand it well enough.” Recently, the Pew Research Center released a study titled “America’s Changing Religious Landscape.” The study reported that America is changing — or more accurately, leaving — religious ways and organization. And while Christianity remains dominant as America’s [Read More...]

Dear Church (A Letter from Your Future Self)

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Hey Buddy! You’re looking a little tired and a bit stressed out. We know Easter is only a few weeks away, but trust me, you make it through (just as you do every year, but one word of advice, please remember to heat the water in the baptistery, we’ve still got people talking about the [Read More...]

Trust Me, Church: What I’m Longing for in a New Member Class (and Beyond)

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No one was more surprised than I was to find myself in a new member class after less than a year at my local church. Perhaps it was a result of growing up Catholic that the idea of membership held little appeal; the only benefits appeared to be (1) eligibility for church governing committees and [Read More...]


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