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The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said at least two-thirds of young people are leaving the Southern Baptist church between adolescence and adulthood.
The Rev. R. Albert Mohler warned in a speech at the seminary in Louisville, Ky., that if this trend is not reversed, the Southern Baptist Convention will die out.
Mohler said Southern Baptists can come across as "cranky" but he said standing by the scriptures means saying tough things to a culture who views his denomination as intolerant.
That and going to Church really doesn't 'move' me. I'm highly interested in religion but I can never get that deep connection with the divine. Church is mostly boring. It's singing Hymns and hearing about Bible stories and scripture quotes I already from having read them numerous times in the Bible.
I used to be really, and I mean really anti-Christian when I was younger. I came around to it but now I'm starting to slide away from it because honestly I don't see God working among those people. I was fine when I practiced it alone. If being self-righteous and mean spirited is Christianity I'd rather not be associated with it.
That and my views don't really agree with Christianity and that Christ is the only way to God. I seriously doubt an all powerful God would only send 2 Billion Christians to heaven and send the other 4 Billion people in the world to Hell for practicing a different faith. How would that be compassionate?