In America, a major poll indicated that two-thirds of young people will leave the church once they live on their own.3Answers in Genesis commissioned America’s Research Group to find out why this is happening and published the results in the book Already Gone in 2009. It showed clearly these kids were doubting and thus begin to disbelieve the Bible at a very young age.
We also established that around 90% of those who leave church attended public schools, where by and large God, creation, the Bible, and prayer (in other words Christianity) have been thrown out. Atheistic evolution is taught as fact. The vast majority of these students were not taught apologetics (how to give a reasoned defense of the Christian faith) in their homes or churches, so they don’t believe it themselves and certainly can’t defend it to others.
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