Baptist sermons on young people dating

Posted by / 29-Sep-2019 02:29

Baptist sermons on young people dating

Young adults have not cornered the market on unregenerate church membership, but with so many other pressures and opportunities associated with their life stage, their exit ramp is more predictable and more pronounced.

As a Gospel preacher, seminary president and father of five young children, to me this is more than a theoretical concern.John the Apostle warned us, “They went out from us because they were never of us; for if they had been of us, they would have no doubt continued with us.” In His sermon on the mount, Jesus soberly warns, “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord!’ will enter the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of my father in heaven.” In fact, this is a troubling but recurring theme throughout the New Testament.Yet it seems to reason that if compromising biblical convictions attracted millennials, then mainline denominations would be teeming with young adults.On the contrary, mainline churches are proof positive that liberal theology does not magnetically draw young adults to church.

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Surveys by The Barna Group repeatedly have shown that a majority of 20-year-olds leave church, often never to return.