The Future Leaders of American Churches




If I told you the following statistics about a certain group of people, who would you guess I’m talking about?

  • Over 40% say they are not born again.
  • 35% declare the Bible has errors (or they don’t know if it has errors).
  • Close to 90% attend or attended public school.
  • Over 45% say that Sunday school did not teach them to defend their faith.
  • 45% say homosexual behavior is not a sin, or they don’t know if it is a sin.
  • 40% believe “gay couples” should be allowed to “marry” and have legal rights.
  • 20% say there are books (other than the Bible) that are inspired by God.
  • 65% believe that if you are a good person you will go to heaven.

Click here to read the rest of this Answers in Genesis story/

About Richard L Rice

Just an ordinary, balding, blind guy, making my way to Heaven by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus alone. Richard L Rice has been an ordained minister since 1986, and pastored 6 churches. A graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible (Portland, OR) and Abilene Bible Seminary (Abilene, KS), Richard is the author of numerous books, including commentaries on Matthew, Romans, the Minor Prophets, and the Pastoral Epistles of Paul. He is the pastor of a congregation in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the faculty of the Berean School of Ministry in Tala, Kenya. He lives near Portland, Oregon with his wife Kimberly and son Daniel. Further details about him can be found written on the pages of his blog.
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