The number of kids leaving the church and Christianity is growing rapidly. One reason for that is many in the church don’t realize what the current culture looks like for this generation.
David and I spent the weekend attending the first Maven parent and leader conference in Laguna Hills, CA. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be writing and podcasting more on what we learned attending the conference. I wanted to put out some of my initial reactions to the training provided for you all. Incredibly Knowledgeable Speakers Brett Continue Reading
In this episode, Drew and David continue their discussion on resources for students part 2. Links mentioned on the show: Conferences ReThink Apologetics Maven Camps Summit Semester and Gap Year Programs Summit Impact 360 Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher. Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform? Email Continue Reading
During college I took an Intercultural Communication course. The class was fairly unremarkable, but the text book gave no shortage of interesting material. One chapter in particular, written by one Professor Mary Fong, comparing Taoism and Christianity, taught me to be very careful how much stock to put in my text books when it comes Continue Reading
If you’ve been following us here at Tent Making Christianity the past few weeks, you know that we have been discussing the youth exodus from our churches. Depending on which study you read, between 60-80% of youth who are involved in the church walk away after graduation. Just recently released, yet another youth study reveals similar results. When Continue Reading
One night, after my college Algebra class finished, I needed to ask my professor a question about the homework. But I also had a different question. Earlier that night he made a casual comment about how he’s not religious. This wouldn’t be strange, except for the large cross tattooed across his forearm. Seeing a good Continue Reading
In this episode, Drew and David discuss the underlying causes of the youth exodus from our Churches. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher. Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform? Email us and we will add them to our distribution list. You can also listen directly from the side Continue Reading
We’d like to welcome a new contributor to the Tent Making Christianity team today. David Johansen is joining us as a regular member of the team. Sit back and enjoy his first article with us! What Do The Numbers Say? If you have been following Tent Making Christianity, you’re probably aware of why young people Continue Reading