one big reason why so many young people are giving up on the Bible–and their faith

This one comes from the heart. I’m speaking from my experience here–no polls or surveys, though I know what I say here lines up with those I’ve seen over the years. As is well known, the trend among young people raised in conservative churches is to leave their Bible, and often their faith, behind. In my [Read More...]

leaving a church well (or, is your church spiritually co-dependent?)

I’ve left 11 churches in my life. I never bothered counting, but I did this morning as I was thinking about this post. No, I was never kicked out (sorry to disappoint). Some departures were due to moves to and from schools, etc. Other moves were conscious decisions for other reasons. About 10 years ago, my wife [Read More...]