Why millennials are leaving the church

On this show:

Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s marriage decision

With the recent decision from the Supreme Court on the definition of marriage for the United States, many Christians are wondering what to do next.

Dr. Bill gave his insights and encouragement on this issue, and shared some thoughts from the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins:

“Five justices on the Supreme Court have overturned the votes of 50 million Americans and demanded that the American people walk away from millennia of history and the reality of human nature.

“In reaching a decision so lacking in foundation in the text of the Constitution, in our history, and in our traditions, the Court has done serious damage to its own legitimacy.

“No court can overturn natural law.  Nature and Nature’s God, hailed by the signers of our Declaration of Independence as the very source of law, cannot be usurped by the edict of a court, even the United States Supreme Court…

Read Perkins’ full statement.

Why millennials are leaving the church

You don’t need the latest Pew study to tell you that millennials are leaving the church — just look around yours.

Why is the younger generation leaving, and what about the church is making it harder for them to want to stay?

Author and blogger Erin Lane has written about this issue, among others, in her book Lessons in Belonging from a Church-Going Commitment Phobe. She joined Dr. Bill Maier Live! to talk more about how to attract and keep younger people in your congregation.

Highlight: disillusionment is ok?

You can hear the entire show at the top of this post.

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