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An interesting take on why young people are choosing not to join the church, or have left.They make some good arguments and gave me pause. I read this book for an assignment for my Issues in Youth Ministry class I wanted to research emerging adults and trends based on their religious beliefs..but for my own personal quest, it was about answering a question that had been echoing in my heart for such a long time.For awhile, I ve dealt with the feeling of distance in my church community and sometimes plural commmunitieschurches I ve been part of, or visited and I couldn t understand why This book really helped sharpen my unde I read this book for an assignment for my Issues in Youth Ministry class I wanted to research emerging adults and trends based on their religious beliefs..but for my own personal quest, it was about answering a question that had been echoing in my heart for such a long time.For awhile, I ve dealt with the feeling of distance in my church community and sometimes plural commmunitieschurches I ve been part of, or visited and I couldn t understand why This book really helped sharpen my understanding of those emotions the isolation, doubt and depression associated with feeling out of place The stories the authors provided along with their insights about the ambigious emerging adult generation are helpfu for both emerging adults and the church that is wondering why they are disappearing from their church congregations I can definitely say I not only feelempowered from this book, but convicted in my realization that it s my responsibility to make a place for myself in the church This is a good book with some great stories about finding a seat at the table The inclusive welcome of Christian fellowship takes on surprising shape as we discover that Jesus is both host and meal in which we share This fellowship is hard work because it is about unity, not uniformity Sometimes those differences can be received as a threat to our own way of life However, communion is only possible where there is difference I think this can be a helpful book for those that feel they may n This is a good book with some great stories about finding a seat at the table The inclusive welcome of Christian fellowship takes on surprising shape as we discover that Jesus is both host and meal in which we share This fellowship is hard work because it is about unity, not uniformity Sometimes those differences can be received as a threat to our own way of life However, communion is only possible where there is difference I think this can be a helpful book for those that feel they may not have a place in the Church [ Download Kindle ] ♏ A Seat at the Table: A Generation Re-Imagining Its Place in the Church ⚖ Why are so manyandsomething Christians disappearing from the church They are told how much the church wants young people, yet there is growing suspicion among young believers about who is in and who is out of the scope of Christian orthodoxy Through this suspicion, a rift between the generations has emerged In the face of frustration, of being cut out because they don t seem to fit, young believers often take their gifts and leave the churchThis book helps those who feel displaced by this generational collision to find a sense of place and welcome with a church that is still becoming all that God wants it to be If you are a young person who wonders if there is a place in the church for someone like you, or if you want to know if your own church can be the kind of body in which young people are welcome, A Seat at the Table will give you a new personal and kingdom perspective Embrace the challenge to re imagine your relationship with the church in light of this generational collision, not seeing it as an unredeemable rift, but as an opportunity to give and receive hospitality