In Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster observed that “In contemporary society our Adversary majors in three things: noise, hurry, and crowds. If he can keep us engaged in ‘muchness’ and ‘manyness,’ he will rest satisfied.”Read More
If you want to connect with Millennials, help them to see how they can make a difference in the world.
How does your church “make a difference”? And how do you invite emerging generations to join in the effort, to help, and to understand how their work yields “good fruit” over time?Read More
A recent study by research group Universum looked at the leadership styles and workplace environments preferred by Generations X, Y, and Z. While their conclusions and recommendations were geared more toward a corporate work setting, there are many important insights for churches looking to better engage younger generations in their congregations.Read More
This past fall, I volunteered as a cabin leader for a middle school retreat with my church. I was assigned a cabin of 8th grade girls. During the weekend, one topic of conversation kept coming up during our cabin discussion time: what it looks like to share their faith with their friends and peers. They would ask, “We know we are supposed to talk about Jesus, but how?”Read More
Millennials are being affected by the opioid epidemic in the United States.
Discover Magazine reports researchers “found that younger Americans, specifically those born between 1979 and 1992 (most of whom would be considered Millennials), had a higher risk of overdose death from heroin. The generational uptick in risk appeared to be the same for both men and women.”Read More
n late October, The New Yorker broke a story about Hollywood power-player Harvey Weinstein, who for many years abused his influence to sexually assault young actresses and then covered up his crimes through intimidation, litigation, and marginalization of victims. The allegations are extremely serious.Read More