Several weeks back, Blue Ocean Faith's Dave Schmelzer invited members of Blue Ocean's mailing list who regarded themselves as "done with church" to fill that out for him. After a hundred detailed responses within the hour, Dave started compiling. Here, he, Christina Roberts and Ryan Bauers take a first pass at passing on what they've learned and what it might mean.
Mentioned in Today's Podcast:
Church Refugees: Sociologists Reveal Why People Are Done with Church but not Their Faith | By Josh Packard and Ashleigh Hope
The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community | By Marc J. Dunkelman
What I'm Into:
- The Long Goodbye | By Raymond Chandler
- Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks | By Diana Butler Bass