The following article is an excerpt found on The Institute of Faith, Work and Economics website:
Why Religious Pluralism Makes Sharing the Gospel Difficult By: Hugh Whelchel March 11, 2019
A recent Barna study reported, “Almost half of Millennials (47 percent) agree at least somewhat that it is wrong to share one’s personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hopes that they will one day share the same faith.” In the same article, Barna president David Kinnaman suggests that what is driving the millennial response is the “cultural expectation against judging personal choices.” This percentage is much higher than in any of the older generations. Why the stark difference?
The answer might lie in the fact that millennials were the first generation to come of age at a time when the ideology of religious pluralism had become widely accepted, particularly on U.S. college campuses. What is religious pluralism and how is it affecting our ability to share the gospel?