Friday, August 28, 2015

How to Reach Those Who Think They Don’t Need God

According to this survey, the number of people in Canada who profess “no religion” is now at 24 percent, up from 16.5 percent a decade earlier.

That’s a massive shift in a mere 10 years.

As I reflect on it all, I’m left with this growing realization: People are learning to live comfortably without God.

Want to see where this might be heading? Go to Western Europe, where people have very comfortable lives and only a splinter regularly attend church. They just don’t see their need for God.

Rather than being met with a wall of hostility, Christians are mostly being met with a wall of indifference and perceived irrelevance.

I believe that means a massive shift in attitude and approach for those of us in leadership in the local church. Keep reading
The number of "nones"--those reporting no religion--is on the rise in Australia as well as Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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