My Rumspringa

Growing Godly Generations

My Rumspringa

Interesting article… long but worth reading all of it. Here’s an excerpt if you only have a few moments:

[The reasoning for my spiritual deficiencies:] I was spiritually shallow because the pastors’ teaching had been shallow. I wasn’t fully engaged because they [the church] hadn’t done enough to grab my attention. I was a hypocrite because everyone else had been a hypocrite. I didn’t know God because they hadn’t provided enough programs. Or they hadn’t provided the right programs. Or maybe they’d had too many programs.

All I knew was that it was someone else’s fault… some young adults remind me of myself when I was in high school. They are church kids who know so much about Christian religion and yet so little about God. Some are passive, completely ambivalent toward spiritual things. Others are actively straying from their faith—ticked off about their parents’ authority, bitter over…

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