Around the world. “Why do young adults leave the Church?” This question has been the subject of countless sermons, books, and (ahem) online articles. The concern of Churches and Christian parents is certainly justified. Life can be hard on teenagers, but the Church is a place where they can learn about God’s grace and draw… Continue reading Reasons Why Young Adults Leave The Church
It is a conceit of the young to believe that because something has occurred to them, it is a novel idea, one unknown to previous, plodding generations. This tendency cuts across the board and includes young Christians. And then they read the classical philosophers… the Church Fathers… the Protestant Reformers… the Enlightenment thinkers… Alexis de… Continue reading What Young People Need To Know About Humility
This post was first posted on Breakpoint. Maybe you’ve heard that phrase “killing them with kindness”? According to some, that may be what our culture is doing to today’s college students, at least psychologically. Peter Gray, a research professor at Boston College, sees what he calls “declining student resilience.” At one major university, “emergency calls… Continue reading Are We Over- Protecting Our Children?
Around the world. For at least a decade, Millennials have been stereotyped as lazy, entitled, and stuck on social media. In Nigeria, our President had already tagged us to be lazy youths with no ambition. While that may not be entirely fair, they are notoriously liberal, overwhelmingly supporting left-leaning candidates and favoring policies like nationalized… Continue reading Kids These Days: Generation Z Most Conservative Since WWII
News around the world. It’s been called a lot of things: “Peter Pan Syndrome” or my favorite, “failure to launch,” but whatever the term, the phenomenon is undeniable. A record number of young people today are getting stuck in the transition between childhood and adulthood. Despite attending college in record numbers, millennials seem to struggle… Continue reading Adult Is Not A Verb: Helping Young People Spread Their Wings