[2] As reported by Alvin L. Reid, "Raising the Bar: Ministry to Students in the New Millennium." Available from http://www.alvinreid.com/raisingthebar.html, accessed 19 October 2005.

[3] From a January 10, 2000 article at www.barna.org, "Teenagers Embrace Religion but Are Not Excited About Christianity," accessed 11 January 2000.

[4] C. H. Spurgeon, "A Pastoral Visit," Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, vol. 54, (London: Passmore and Alabaster, 1908; reprint, Pasadena, Tex.: Pilgrim Publications, 1978), 362-363. 

[5] Barna Research Group, May 6, 2003, as quoted in Current Thoughts and Trends, July 2003 (vol. 19, no. 7), 21.