There is a lesson here for us today, especially those of us in Christian leadership. I pray that we will take heed!
You see, for years we have made careful calculations, not wanting to rock the boat, not wanting to offend our constituents, not wanting to stir up controversy, not wanting to provoke the ire of our ideological enemies. And outwardly, it appeared that our "tiptoe through the culture wars" strategy was succeeding, as our church buildings were full and our bank accounts overflowing.
But all the while, we were selling our souls, losing our lives to save our lives, denying the calling of the Lord to preserve our reputations. And now we are paying the price, with our religious freedoms being threatened and with some dangerous, uncharted waters ahead should Hillary Clinton be elected.
Don't lie to a Millennial. They will smell it a mile away.
At least that's what the latest research from Barna and the Cornerstone Knowledge Network shows in a detailed report called "Making Space for Millennials." The study explored key characteristics of people from 18-30 years old and discussed how churches can make room for their ideas and influence.
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