“Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year”

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Today, nearly four in ten (39%) young adults (ages 18-29) are religiously unaffiliated
—three times the unaffiliated rate (13%) among seniors (ages 65 and older). While previous generations were also more likely to be religiously unaffiliated in their twenties, young adults today are nearly four times as likely as young adults a generation ago to identify as religiously unaffiliated. In 1986, for example, only 10% of young adults claimed no religious affiliation.


And it’s even worse in Europe where many empty churches are being converted to Muslim mosques.


At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?


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@ "Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year" - and that means that over 100 will die this week
 

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Guys used to be really proud of their mullet hair cuts too. People move on, and tend to drop those things that serve no purpose in their lives.
 

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Today, nearly four in ten (39%) young adults (ages 18-29) are religiously unaffiliated
—three times the unaffiliated rate (13%) among seniors (ages 65 and older). While previous generations were also more likely to be religiously unaffiliated in their twenties, young adults today are nearly four times as likely as young adults a generation ago to identify as religiously unaffiliated. In 1986, for example, only 10% of young adults claimed no religious affiliation.


And it’s even worse in Europe where many empty churches are being converted to Muslim mosques.


At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?


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@ "Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year" - and that means that over 100 will die this week
It is what it is......it's not as if people can be forced to go back to church.
 

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If churches stayed out of politics they might find their membership recovering. There are more than a few million who find evangelical support for Trump disturbing and hypocritical. Who the hell wants to go to church ans see a sign that voting for a democrat is sinful or supporting Trump is the "Christian" thing to do.
 

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At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?

I think its a good thing. If young people stop going to these churches their minds might recover enough to be awake, aware and alive enough to deal with the hordes of foreign and domestic openly declared enemies of the free world who would prefer that they remained blind, on their knees, praying to a figment of someone else's imagination as they creep around among us unnoticed altering customs, setting traps, taking prisoners, deconstructing democracy, and distilling an even deadlier poison than whats being peddled in church.

Unfortunately many seem to be more interested in the latest fashion or how many imaginary followers they have and are as completely oblivious as if they were still on their knees praying to a figment of someone else's imagination while the world around them goes straight to hell.
 
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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:

Wait a minute! If the falling away of the church happens while the antichrist rules, the almighty yet edible god made man made matzo made by human hands, isn't a good thing to leave it?
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
When the Antichrist is in power? Trump is president. Just sayin.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
When the Antichrist is in power? Trump is president. Just sayin.

I hear what you're saying but trump is too stupid, a meat puppet, and actually exists.

The antichrist is a false counterfeit sugar coated Jesus that diddled a virgin to become fully God and fully human yet does not correspond to any real living being ever in existence.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
Cool the Rapture is the cure for global warming poverty and unemployment
 

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Some of what churches fought for and what labor unions fought for have been replaced by government regulations so a loss in membership is natural.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
When the Antichrist is in power? Trump is president. Just sayin.

I hear what you're saying but trump is too stupid, a meat puppet, and actually exists.

The antichrist is a false counterfeit sugar coated Jesus that diddled a virgin to become fully God and fully human yet does not correspond to any real living being ever in existence.
Look at Trump's belly. Lots of sugar there, and he's well known for walking in on necked virgins. I guess Trump is technically human, but the spoiled narcissistic sort. I'm just sayin.
 

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Today, nearly four in ten (39%) young adults (ages 18-29) are religiously unaffiliated
—three times the unaffiliated rate (13%) among seniors (ages 65 and older). While previous generations were also more likely to be religiously unaffiliated in their twenties, young adults today are nearly four times as likely as young adults a generation ago to identify as religiously unaffiliated. In 1986, for example, only 10% of young adults claimed no religious affiliation.


And it’s even worse in Europe where many empty churches are being converted to Muslim mosques.


At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?


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@ "Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year" - and that means that over 100 will die this week
Simply look at the Tide Pod eating generation to see the outcome.
 

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Today, nearly four in ten (39%) young adults (ages 18-29) are religiously unaffiliated
—three times the unaffiliated rate (13%) among seniors (ages 65 and older). While previous generations were also more likely to be religiously unaffiliated in their twenties, young adults today are nearly four times as likely as young adults a generation ago to identify as religiously unaffiliated. In 1986, for example, only 10% of young adults claimed no religious affiliation.


And it’s even worse in Europe where many empty churches are being converted to Muslim mosques.


At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?


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@ "Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year" - and that means that over 100 will die this week
Simply look at the Tide Pod eating generation to see the outcome.
Yeah...Tide Pod eating will make one want to vote for a tiny trump. Drugs are bad, kids.
 

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Belief in God provides a structure to the mind that can't be replaced with anything else. Without God, there is no hope for anything better than the meager offerings of materialistic gain in this life. That's nothing to base a life on, though many people have tried.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
Cool the Rapture is the cure for global warming poverty and unemployment
Could be. If people stopped praying to an image of Jesus that isn't real, believing in a past that never existed and hoping for a future that will never come, maybe they will start dealing with reality?
 

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Is this good or bad?


Today, nearly four in ten (39%) young adults (ages 18-29) are religiously unaffiliated
—three times the unaffiliated rate (13%) among seniors (ages 65 and older). While previous generations were also more likely to be religiously unaffiliated in their twenties, young adults today are nearly four times as likely as young adults a generation ago to identify as religiously unaffiliated. In 1986, for example, only 10% of young adults claimed no religious affiliation.


And it’s even worse in Europe where many empty churches are being converted to Muslim mosques.


At one time, churches provided a loci of social belonging as much as a religious base. Now, as many young people are losing the agenda of close, personal, face-to-face relatonships, such social gatherings no longer meet their personal goals.


What do you think?


More of this
@ "Between 6,000 and 10,000 churches in the U.S. are dying each year" - and that means that over 100 will die this week
Simply look at the Tide Pod eating generation to see the outcome.
Kids have done stupid things throughout history. In the 50s, it was swallowing goldfish.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
Cool the Rapture is the cure for global warming poverty and unemployment
Could be. If people stopped praying to an image of Jesus that isn't real, believing in a past that never existed and hoping for a future that will never come, maybe they will start dealing with reality?
More than likely they will find something else to believe in, something probably more vindictive.

Just look at modern progressives, they have placed religion with political theory.
 

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The Falling Away of the Church

It happens in the End Times, before Christ's return

And during the Tribulation period,

When the Antichrist is in power, and rules. :eek:
Cool the Rapture is the cure for global warming poverty and unemployment
Could be. If people stopped praying to an image of Jesus that isn't real, believing in a past that never existed and hoping for a future that will never come, maybe they will start dealing with reality?
More than likely they will find something else to believe in, something probably more vindictive.

Just look at modern progressives, they have placed religion with political theory.
Political theory? You mean like the so called moral majority?
 

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Belief in God provides a structure to the mind that can't be replaced with anything else. Without God, there is no hope for anything better than the meager offerings of materialistic gain in this life. That's nothing to base a life on, though many people have tried.
I disagree
 

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