- Only 1 in 3 people who attended church as a child still do so as young adults.
- 1 in 2 young adults continue to identify with the Christian tradition they were raised in.
- 3 out of 5 young adults who stop attending church will also drop their affiliation with any Christian tradition.
These are just a few of the facts from the Hemorrhaging Faith Survey. They are quite disturbing and depressing when we realize these are not just numbers. These statistics represent the people we work with and are investing in. These numbers can also raise lots of questions, finger pointing, and blame. However, in the end most people come to the place, ‘So now what? or ‘What should our response be?’