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A Voice of the Next Generation: 7th Symposium

February 3, 2016

A voice of the next generation says, “I think that the ‘none’s’ category is increasing because the Christian Church holds on to archaic beliefs and does not address the issues of the modern times. It is obvious to me that church is a place where women’s rights and equality are seldom discussed; instead of addressing our intellects and capabilities, the church only seems to be concerned with our virginities. What is also quite alarming to me is the amount of hate Christians have towards the LGBTQ community. Hate is taught — either explicitly or implicitly through sermons and attitudes of the church. I want the church to be a place where questions are encouraged, answered and discussed. A place where differences of opinions and views open up dialogue and ideas. Church should not be a place of shaming and hating, but of loving and growing.”

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