This is why those churches that rely on emotion, the cult like frenzy of music and groupthink messaging are so wrong.
We’ve all heard the complaints of Millennials and “participation awards” – this idea that we all grew up being handed trophies just for trying and now are spoiled rotten, demanding more than we deserve, demanding something for nothing.
I find this particular rhetorical point fascinating because my mother made the same argument of my brothers’ generation, who, growing up in the ’80s and ’90s, are just too old to be counted as Millennials, and my mother also tried to claim that this was a phenomenon starting, conveniently, at her childhood in the ’60s.
But I mostly bring this up because these complaints are real to a certain extent, but not because of the bogeyman liberal trying to destroy our God-fearing nation. No, rather, the children and teenagers who got the message that they are special, that they matter more than others, are conservative Christian children.
Youth group at a Pentecostal…
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