We are witnessing an abandonment of our faith by young adults who were raised in that faith. They go to college, and within a few years many are gone ...
Some while back, a study noted that many effective evangelists experiencing the power of God, afterward went to Christian colleges and seminaries and were no longer effective! This study was many years ago but greatly influenced Loren Cunningham, the founder of Youth with a Mission. He was so concerned about it that he started his own school in Hawaii, The University of the Nations, so that young people could be educated, but not lose their evangelistic passion. Today, Youth with a Mission is one of the largest mission organizations in the world with 20,000 missionaries ...
My personal experience is summarized in my soon to be re-published book, The Dynamics of Spiritual Deception. Toward the end of the book I note the danger of the wrong kind of education, even in the Evangelical world. Let's look at why this happens ...
The primary issue of faith abandonment is inadequate discipleship and spiritual formation that must take place before the young person goes to college and which needs to continue intensively in college and even into seminary education ...
- The Secular University Experience
- The Christian College and Seminary
- Greek Rationalism in Education
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