Creation apologetics will save your kids.

“Only 10% of Christian twentysomethings have resilient faith1

We hardly need statistics to confirm or suspicions when it comes to our youth abandoning the church and the Christian faith.

It’s a shocking statistic. It actually gets a little more shocking.

But it isn’t surprising.

Ken Ham, CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US teamed up with Britt Beemer, Chairman and Founder at America’s Research Group to dissect the problem in their 2009 research project published in Already Gone. You can read the book for free online here

“Statistics reveal a huge disconnect taking place between our children and their church experience. Nationwide polls and denominational reports are showing that the next generation is calling it quits on the traditional church. And it’s not just happening on the nominal fringe; it’s happening at the core of the faith. In the first scientific study of its kind, the “Beemer Report” reveals startling facts discovered through 20,000 phone calls and detailed surveys of a thousand 20–29-year-olds who used to attend evangelical churches on a regular basis, but have since left it behind.” 2


The results are shocking:

When it comes to the overall landscape of the effectiveness of current Sunday-School efforts their research found the following miseries. Make sure you’re sitting down.

  • Those who faithfully attend Sunday School are more likely to leave the church than those who do not.
  • Those who regularly attend Sunday School are more likely to believe that the Bible is less true.
  • Those who regularly attend Sunday School are actually more likely to defend that abortion and gay marriage should be legal.
  • Those who regularly attend Sunday School are actually more likely to defend premarital sex.


There is hope! Creation apologetics changes everything!

In this short but powerful documentary, Creation Ministries International (CMI) conducts interviews with students on university campuses to explain, in their own words, whether they were taught the evidence for creation, and how this impacted them.

A clear pattern emerges—those who were equipped to defend biblical creation remained faithful while those who did not—abandoned the church.

Biblical presuppositional creation apologetics is vital when teaching a twenty-first-century disciple Strongly encourage parents, pastors, and youth leaders to watch the 26-minute video above by CMI.

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  1. This was wonderful and continues to support my beliefs! Saw part of this before in a Creation Ministry presentation, enjoyed all of this presentation!! Look forward to more from Creation Ministry International!! God is amazing!!

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Brian Dobler

Brian has a contagious enthusiasm when it comes to sharing the creation-gospel message. An evangelist at heart, he desires to see Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ more effectively (1 Peter 3:15).

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