WHEN COCO LAYNE, A BROOKLYN-BASED PRODUCER, MEETS SOMEONE NEW THESE DAYS, THE FIRST QUESTION THAT COMES UP IN CONVERSATION ISN’T “WHERE DO YOU LIVE?” OR “WHAT DO YOU DO?” BUT “WHAT’S YOUR SIGN?”
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:3,4 (KJV)
EDITOR’S NOTE: Jesus is Revelation 3 tells us that the last professing Christian church will be weak and powerless, focused only on money, prestige and material gain. Jesus Himself locked outside the door, and knocking to be let back in. So is it any wonder that millions of millennials are abandoning this pusillanimous Laodicea and seeking answers in the stars and soothsayers? When Antichrist arrives, millennials will flock to him in droves, lapping up his lies like a Starbucks Frappuccino. What’s worse than believing nothing? Believing everything…but Jesus.
“So many millennials read their horoscopes every day and believe them,” Layne, who is involved in a number of nonreligious spiritual practices, said. “It is a good reference point to identify and place people in the world.”
Interest in spirituality has been booming in recent years while interest in religion plummets, especially among millennials. The majority of Americans now believe it is not necessary to believe in God to have good morals, a study from Pew Research Center released Wednesday found. The percentage of people between the ages of 18 and 29 who “never doubt existence of God” fell from 81% in 2007 to 67% in 2012.
LET THE MILLENNIALS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES:
This short video, filmed right here in Saint Augustine, shows what millennials actually believe.
Meanwhile, more than half of young adults in the U.S. believe astrology is a science, compared to less than 8% of the Chinese public. The psychic services industry — which includes astrology, aura reading, mediumship, tarot-card reading and palmistry, among other metaphysical services — grew 2% between 2011 and 2016. It is now worth $2 billion annually, according to industry analysis firm IBIS World. Read the rest…