the next 50 years

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  1. 1. Close to 60 percent of young people who went to church as teens drop out after high school. You Lost Me David Kinnaman
  2. 2. Because we so often segregate our children from the adults, sixteen years later we discover our children do not believe the same things that we do. David Fitch
  3. 3. Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 2 Corinthians 9:6
  4. 4. She said the worship service was like watching a rerun of a 1980s TV show over and over again. Emergent Worship, Dan Kimball
  5. 5. We Gather to Worship God We Listen to the Word of God We Respond to the Call of God We Celebrate at the Table of God We Depart to Serve God
  6. 6. Often called Blended Worship, ancient-future worship incorporates historical, traditional, and contemporary worship styles. Ancient-Future Worship, Robert Webber
  7. 7. For the last several decades the churches of the western world have not made discipleship a condition of being a Christian. Dallas Willard
  8. 8. People born after 1982 - known as "Generation Y" - have only a faded cultural memory of Christianity. The Faith of Generation Y
  9. 9. I ask that they may be completely ONE, so that the world may know that you have sent me. John 17