'Why So Many Christians Have Left the Faith' With Michael Brown


Are ate more books. You know, people say that about me and it's like, no, no, no. That's not true of me. But you, there are certain people that I don't know how you do it. But this one, the title, it's very provocative title. And again, brand new book, why so many Christians have left the faith. So let's talk about it. I have my theories. What do you say? First, let's recognize there is a problem. You know, there's some say, well, if the true Christians, they won't leave either way, a lot of people are dropping out. Prominent leaders have dropped out fully apostasized, pastors, worship leaders, cemetery professors, don't believe the Bible anymore. We hear the stats about profession Christians dropping at a rapid rate in America, young people dropping out of church. So there are lots of different reasons. There are some who say, look, look, Eric, Jesus prophesied that there'd be an anti falling away. And this is just the expected falling away. Well, it's a falling away. There's no question that it's happening. But to just say, well, it's the final thing. There's something we can do about it. No, I don't believe that at all. And for sure, there are a number of different factors. And what I do in the book Eric is I try to break down all the different factors because everyone has their own story. Each person has their own story. And I try to shoot why this is happening and then how we can address it. So for example, one of the big issues, you've got a great book about atheism. One of the big issues is that the new atheists that really sprung up about 1516 years ago. Bestselling book, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dunn. What happened was the memes, the quotes, the ideas, the mindset of those books kind of trickled down to the general public. So that 12 year olds are talking about I'm not going to listen to a Bronze Age God and some antiquated book and everyone thinks the Bible is hateful and bigoted and so on. So the sentiments trickled out,

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