Throw Open the Doors!

I will use your thoughts here to present to our volunteers as we learn to love our neighbors in our area.

Spiritual Musclehead

open door1It’s confounding. It’s perplexing. It’s causing anxiety across the board in the church today. In my denomination of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRC) we are scrambling to find out who and why are leaving the church. Statistics and studies show that young adults (I abhor the label, but for lack of a better term I use it, they are also referred to as the Millennial generation) who are in their late 20’s early 30’s are leaving the church in droves. We have also seen an exodus of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers as well. The CRC has established the Young Adult Leadership Task Force (YALT) to try to look into this occurrence of Millennials leaving the church. To tell the truth, I myself have been curious about Gen Xers leaving the church. Why do they? What’s going on here?

To be honest, the world has changed…

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