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Millennials and the Church

Recently the ongoing discussion of why millennials are leaving the Church has been revived by a column in the CNN Belief Blog by Rachel Held Evans. It tells the story of those who are leaving the Church and the reasons why and adds that many are “drawn to high church traditions – Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, the Episcopal Church, etc. “ It seems that the attractions are a liturgy in touch with an on-going tradition and clear, consistent teaching. Another side of this discussion comes out of the research done by David Kinnamann in his book …

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What Rachel, Brett, Johnny, Millennials, Pope Francis and Toby Keith All Have in Common

Talk about an innocent blog posting that goes viral. It seems that everyone in the blogosphere (my apologies to Scott Rosenburg) is well aware of a recent blog written by Rachel Held Evans entitled, Why Millennials Are Leaving the Church. There have been so many likes, tweets, recommends—and whatever else they are called—that I don’t know if there is a computer out there that can count the related comments and blogs written to comment on those comments. And, yet, I seem to feel called to add to that number. Rachel certainly hit a nerve. It …

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