Millennials are leaving the church at an alarming rate. Some say as many as 70% leave the church after they graduate from high school. Older 20 and 30 something millennials are characterized as self-centered, selfish and immature when compared to the same age groups in other countries.
What has happened to this generation born from 1980-2000?
Some researchers have concluded that this generation spends more time with their peers than mature adults due to constant connections with cell phones and social media. According to Mark Bauerlein, an English professor at Emory University, “Never before in history have people been able to grow up and reach age 23 so dominated by peers. To develop intellectually you’ve got to relate to older people, older things: 17 year olds never grow up if they’re just hanging around other 17 year olds”. *
Millennials need more exposure to mature Christians
I have become alarmed because…
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