Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation by Fr Josh Johnson
Only two in ten Americans under thirty believe attending a church is important or worthwhile. Well over half of young adults raised in the Church have dropped out, with many having a strong anti-Church stance, even believing the Church does more harm than good. Fr. Josh Johnson was one of these people. In Broken and Blessed he tackles the harsh realities now facing the Church. With charity and courage, he speaks to this own generation of Catholic millennials, who often feel their needs and concerns are not being addressed by the Church or how simply do not believe the Catholic Faith has any relevance to their lives. Using his own experiences, both as a former struggling young Catholic and as a priest, Fr. Josh offers an inspiring witness of how he came to know God, rather than just knowing about him-and presents practical ways for us to truly know God as well, Broken + Blessed, Addresses head-on millennials' most pressing issues with the Catholic, Presents powerful and inspiring stories from Fr. Josh's own faith journey, Shows how one can truly encounter Jesus in á personal way, Offers practical insights on how to overcome habitual sins, Discusses the nature of prayer, as well as the challenges to prayer and how to overcome them.