Millennials: Bible Readers or Bible Admirers?

The challenge of biblical literacy

Bible within a Bible

Biblical literacy is a common concern for many church leaders, especially when considering younger generations. How well do those in our congregations know their Bibles? How often do they read them? This post looks at some sobering (though perhaps not shocking) findings from 100 young adults about their Bible engagement. Short answer; they learn the Bible in church, primarily from sermons and their knowledge is patchy – because often the way we treat the Bible is patchy. Don’t despair though – young adults do want to understand the Bible, they might just need some help in getting started!

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