Going... Going... Gone..!: Why Believes Lose Their Faith and What Can Be Done to Guard Against It (Paperback)
Studies repeatedly report that Christians are losing their faith in ever-increasing numbers. At the same time, the numbers of those identifying as nonreligious are growing at rapid rates. Surprisingly, those abandoning the Faith are not confined to immature believers. Pastors, missionaries, seminary students, along with informed Bible students identify as deconverts. Having a loved one walk away from a faith they once embraced can be troubling and raises important questions that need answers. Going... Going... Gone.. Seeks to provide insights as to why individuals leave the Faith. Based on interviews with deconverts and hundreds of written narrative, Gong. . . Going. . . Gone. . offers practical advice on how parents and church leaders can avoid the common pitfalls that stumble and ultimately cause believers to fall away from their faith.