Wednesday, October 22, 2008

What Do Young Non-Christians Really Think About The Church?

Kent Shaffer over at ChurchRelevance recently reported some statistics from Gabe Lyons, author of unChristian. Non-Christians aged 16-29 years old were asked, “What is your current perception of Christianity?”

- 91% said antihomosexual
- 87% said judgmental
- 85% said hypocritical
- 78% said old-fashioned
- 75% said too involved in politics

Read some more of the statistics here. They are fascinating ...

- 72% said out of touch with reality
- 70% said insensitive to others
- 68% said boring
- 64% said not accepting of other faiths
- 61% said confusing

Read more of Kent’s great post here at

What do you think? And how do we change the “Christianity First Impressions” among these young people?

[by Todd Rhoades]

Pastors and Porn

According to a recent press release, almost 60% of Christian men and 37% of Pastors admit to struggling with pornography. 35% of women also struggle with porn.

Can this possibly be true?