The Paralyzing Segregation of Generations: Why Young and Old Need Each Other

The Paralyzing Segregation of Generations: Why Young and Old Need Each Other

It’s been 15 years since Roger Dudley’s book Why Our Teenagers Leave the Church became available in every Adventist Book Center, warning that our church is losing 40-50 percent of our young adults (p. 35). Church leaders have heard more recently from professors such as A. Allan Martin who say that our churches are actually losing 60-70 percent of t

The Most Boring Testimony

The Most Boring Testimony

As a teenager I felt uneasy that many of our prominent Adventist evangelists were converts to the faith. Doug Batchelor, Louis Torres, John Bradshaw, and David Asscherick grew up anything but Christian. As young adults they were deep in the world when God dramatically arrested their attention. Their colorful conversion stories are told and retold t