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Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church

In light of Nancy’s blog post Looking for the “Nones” and the recent Pew study that showed one in five adults have no religious affiliation, you might be wondering why people are leaving the church.  A five-year project headed by Barna Group president David Kinnaman explores the opportunities and challenges of faith development among teens and young adults within a
by Faith+Lead | October 10, 2012

In light of Nancy’s blog post Looking for the “Nones” and the recent Pew study that showed one in five adults have no religious affiliation, you might be wondering why people are leaving the church. 

A five-year project headed by Barna Group president David Kinnaman explores the opportunities and challenges of faith development among teens and young adults within a rapidly shifting culture. 

Overall, the research uncovered six significant themes why nearly three out of every five young Christians (59%) disconnect either permanently or for an extended period of time from church life after age 15.

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