Our world is hostel to Christianity and to the Gospel. You don’t have to look far for example after example of this world attacking everything we as believers hold dear. As a result, the world is a dangerous place for our Christian raised children, as they leave home, enter college, the military, or the workforce. It is not a matter of if their spiritual beliefs will be challenged and ridiculed, but when and where it will happen. We know that it will happen not just once, but many, many times.
I get asked a lot why I believe that young adults leave their faith. I guess it is because I’m involved in a ministry whose purpose is to address the statistic that 70% of Christian raised young adults leave their faith after graduating High School. There are many reasons; like their faith was never their own, they were hurt by a Christian, something happened within the Church that turned them off, they saw Christians acting one way at church and another way elsewhere, and the list goes on and on. Well here is what I believe is the reason why the vast majority leave.