6-4-17 Pentecost Sunday Message: “”Failure to Launch”
Have you heard of “failure to launch syndrome”? Rockets are not involved in this one. Instead, this problem is quite common among young adults who cannot leave the parental nest. According to the Cottonwood website, “it is characterized by low levels of motivation, poor work ethic, lack of vision for the future, inability or unwillingness to take responsibility when appropriate and an inability to manage daily household chores.” Maybe you saw the movie Failure to Launch, in which Matthew McConaughey played a 35-year-old who had no interest in leaving his parents’ comfortable home.
The Christian church also faces its own “failure to launch syndrome.”