Decline Of Christianity In America

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The Decline of Christianity in America Prepared by: Garrett Brice / Frank Allen English 1301 I. Introduction II. Causes for the Decline in Christianity a. Lifestyle of Christian Leaders b. The Decline in the Traditional Family c. Americans becoming More Educated III. The Effects of the Decline in Christianity d. Immorality has increased e. Banning of Prayers in Schools f. Technology has replaced the reliance on Christ Introduction The decline of Christianity, we think has hit America significantly, because things that are seen today go against this lifestyle. Christianity has been compromised by leaders, morals, and tradition. Some of us as human beings value technology more than…show more content…
Supreme Court’s removal of prayer from our nation’s schools, “On June 25, l962, 39 million students were forbidden to do what they and their predecessors had been doing since the founding of our nation – publicly calling upon the name of the Lord at the beginning of each school day.”2 Prayer was a tradition. As we do away with the traditional values we were taught, this brings a damper on the rise of Christianity. We were taught to pray before going to school. Again society has brought about change for man not Christianity, and we see the change in behavior in all aspects of education. We are adapting, but we feel things would be divine if prayer stayed in school. {Banning Prayer from…show more content…
We need to think about the communications challenge similar to a cross-cultural challenge. A missionary would not go to the Philippines without trying to understand the language and culture of the people there. So is it important for both church leaders and missionaries to understand the culture of the digital generation. As Christians we are further compelled to understand the place that technology has in God’s creation, and how we must balance technology as stewards of that creation. We cannot mindlessly use technology and assume it is all part of God’s plan. I am not suggesting that faith entails the denial of technology, but it does require a thoughtful approach to it and its effects on us. {Christian Technology} Summary We have discussed about the decline of Christianity in America. The causes that has brought drastic changes, and how they have affected our lives. We feel that these causes and effects can be revised or remodeled to change the way people feel and see Christianity. We need to get back to the basics. This Country was founded on Christianity, so we must bring back what was found. We ask that we continue to do our part by acknowledging Christ in all that we do and see this world change.
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