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Evangelicals in Brazil use such things as fight nights, tatto parlors, video games, bands etc to attract young people. There is no solidified movement. Pentecostals do well as young people want to choose their own religion they say. What will happen is they will splinter and divide and choose alacarte what they wish to believe. They will become more confused and lose there faith all together. What is not mentioned is how many those who went to this movement have also fallen away. Megachurches will rise and fall to the tune of the pastor that fills their itching ears or provides them with social hour rather than a united message or sincere worship.
Have you ever read about or seen documentaries of the Jesus Movement? Movements rise and fall the church will remain. A bunch of competing sects to see who can outdo the other for fun and games rather than a focus on Christ. Catholic evangelicals can move to promote more social engagements, but not at the expense of the mass and greater learning. Movements often rise quickly and then people either fall away completely or they return and seek to study more. The propoganda literature will be abundant, those weak in their knowledge of the Church will learn to hate and slander and obedience or seeking out the truth will be set aside for personal choices of what they feel is good.
I pretty much agree with you here.
Most of this has happened in my lifetime, to some degree.
Those that seek will find....