2 Timothy 4:3
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers;
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When it comes to religion, I’ve noticed a pattern amongst my friends and family: you go to church, synagogue, mosque when you’re a kid, you quit during the teen years, and then maybe go back as an adult when you have your own kids to raise. But many people never go back. The Barna Research Institute reports that nearly 60% of churchgoers will leave at age 15, either for an extended period of time or they’ll never come back.
“They feel like the church is hostile to gay and lesbian people. A lot of millennials have gay and lesbian friends and so that’s one thing we care a lot about. We want our friends to be welcome with us in the church.”
The main idea I heard over and over again amongst all three of my interview subjects is wanting to question things and not treat the Bible like a history book.