“What we found gives us a much more nuanced portrait of the American prayer life. The most notable aspect of which is it’s individual quality. People pray mostly alone—it is a solitary activity defined primarily by the immediate needs and concerns of the individual. Corporate prayer and corporate needs are less compelling drivers in people’s prayer lives.”
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“Parents continue to be the single greatest influence on their children’s faith.”
What We Don’t Want to Hear
Things not to say to your single friends:
Holiness of God
“The results jump off the page as the strongly disagree column spikes to 61%. That conviction is fundamentally a conviction about the character of God. If he is perfectly holy and just, he cannot let sin go unpunished. But God is no longer holy—in the minds of six out of ten Americans.”
Young adults are unable to think coherently about moral beliefs and problems. Young adults have an excessive focus on consumption and materialism as the good life.
“What we believe shapes how we behave. As we see evangelicals slipping away from foundational beliefs, we also see them rejecting biblical teaching on Christian living.”
Beliefs of Christian Young Adults
Young people who identify themselves as Christians, are far more likely to hold views that aren’t Christian.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. -Proverbs 31:30
A few struggles that online dating presents.
For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. -Romans 8:2