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1986

  • 70% of high school grads leave the church, never to return
  • 65% of evangelical teens never read their Bibles
  • 33% believe religion is out of date and out of touch
  • 40% of all teens believe in astrology
  • 30% read astrology column daily
  • 93% know their sign
  • 58% of Protestant teens believe students should have access to contraceptives.
  • 25% of high school students contract some form of V.D.
  • 42% of Protestant teens say there are many ways to God.
  • 60% question that miracles are possible
  • 28% feel the content of the Bible are not accurate.

1990

  • 65% of all H.S. Christian students are sexually active
  • 75% of all H.S. students cheat regularly
  • 30% of all H.S. students have shoplifted in the past 30 days
  • 45-50% of all teen pregnancies are aborted
  • 3.3 million teens are alcoholics
  • 1000 teens try to commit suicide daily
  • 10% of H.S. students have experimented with or are involved in a homosexual lifestyle.

Bruce Wilkinson, 7 Laws of the Learner