At this point in time, it’s not exactly a secret that Christians, especially young adults and families, are leaving the church in droves. This seems to be a problem unique to the western world, specifically in America. The question we’re all trying to answer is: why? America is still a majority Christian country (http://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/). Americans are still interested in spirituality (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/01/21/americans-spirituality/). Americans still enjoy the … Continue reading So. Christians are leaving the church.
The past few days, I’ve found it difficult to sit down and write. That’s somewhat unlike me. Once I get an idea in my head, I can hammer out a blog or a video pretty quickly. This is a weird funk in which I currently find myself. I sit down at my computer and the words just don’t come together in coherent thoughts. I delete … Continue reading How to articulate heartache
The Christian Church simply cannot compete with Starbucks. Likewise, we cannot compete with bars, casinos, clubs, lounges, theaters, restaurants, amusement parks, or arcades. We will lose every single time. Now, the good news is: we aren’t in competition with coffee houses or casinos. Companies like Starbucks and Dave and Busters exist solely to provide the consumer with entertainment and luxury. They will do whatever the … Continue reading The Church CANNOT Compete with Starbucks