Helping Millennials Make a Difference

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?

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Millennials and Distributed Leadership in the Church

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.

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Evangelism and Generation Z

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?”

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Millennials and the Opioid Epidemic

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.”

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