how to be a fake Christian

An article over at CNN, More Teens Becoming “Fake” Christians, raises news that is alarming but not new.*

According to Princeton Professor Kenda Dean, author of Almost Christian, American teenagers are embracing what she calls “moralistic therapeutic deism,” looking to God as a divine therapist whose primary function is to make us feel good about ourselves.

She places the blame for this squarely and fairly on parents and pastors. “”Churches don’t give them enough to be passionate about,” she says. And she’s right.

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