Stay in the Boat
One of the troubling trends in America, mostly among young adults, but by no means confined to young adults, is the continuing movement of people away from church and away from Christian faith. Slightly more than one-third of all Millennials (ages 18-38) are unaffiliated with any faith. Now, that’s the highest percentage among any age group. The focus of this message is not on the failure of the church – what can the church do better to retain our people or to retain the young, but it really focuses on the responsibility of individuals for our own faith. What do you and I need to do to personally stay connected to faith and fellowship?