Posted by: beattieblog | September 17, 2010

Ordination of Women and how it impacts young adults that don’t attend church

In his book Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach them, twentysomethings were asked, “If you were considering visiting or joining a church, would knowing that the church did not endorse the ordination of women as pastors negatively or positively impact your decision?” 65% said this would negatively impact their decision, 6% said this would be a positive and almost 30% said this stance against women’s ordination would not make a difference or that they were not sure.

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  1. […] « Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should…or does it?. In his book Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach them, twentysomethings were asked, “If you were considering visiting or joining a church, would knowing that the church did not endorse the ordination of women as pastors negatively or positively impact your decision?” 65% said this would negatively impact their decision, 6% said this would be a positive and almost 30% said this stance against women’s ordination would not make a difference or that they were not sure. […]


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