“An overprotected generation has been sold the lie that ‘Christian living’ means material blessing, automatic protection, and bulletproof safety. Two millennia of Christian martyrs beg to differ, and many young adults today are interested in those martyrs’ lives of jeopardy and fulfillment. They are desperate for a new way to understand and experience the worthy risks of following Christ. Life without some sense of urgency – a life that is safe, incubated, insular, overprotected, consumptive – is not worth living. The next generation is aching for influence, for significance, for lives of mean and impact.”*
What thoughts do you have?
* David Kinnaman, You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church… And Rethinking Faith (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2011), 105-106