Are You Too Religious?
Are We Ignoring the Youth?
The vast majority of receptive, unchurched people are young. There is a direct correlation between the median age of a church and its odds of reaching the lost. Haas pastors a large Minneapolis congregation that is more than 70 percent under-30 years old. Are kids just too messy? Too loud? The disciples thought so – and Jesus chewed them out, saying of children that “such is the kingdom of heaven.”