Why it matters that Christianity has become alien to a lost generation of young people

A thought provoking article about the state of Christianity in the UK

God and Politics in the UK

This week we’ve had another glimpse into the ever-changing dynamics of the Christian faith in our society and what the future could well look like.  It’s common knowledge that the majority of church-goers are in the later years of their lives and as this older generation eventually dies away we can expect to see a very different looking church in this country.  This stark reality has been highlighted in a new YouGov poll, which has revealed some of the attitudes and beliefs of young adults (18-24 year olds) in this country towards a whole range of things including Christianity and church attendance.  At first some of the numbers might appear quite shocking.  56 per cent have described themselves as having no religion at all and exactly the same number say that they have never attended a church except maybe for events like weddings and funerals.  28% described their religion as…

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