Every Tuesday night I have the privilege of meeting with a small group of college students for Bible study. All three of the young men in the group are upperclassmen. They are wrapping up their studies, preparing their resumes, and thinking carefully about their next step in life.Read More
Does your church have a social media strategy?
I hope so. While it isn’t necessary to be on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or other platforms all the time, it is important to be familiar with the tools your congregation uses most and to discover ways that you can use those tools to communicate effectively with your people.Read More
The New York Times asked Generation Z for a more accurate view of their generational cohort. They didn’t ask for essay or quotes. They asked Gen Z to show, not tell. They did so with pictures.Read More
The Thanksgiving holiday has once again passed us by, and I hope that you enjoyed time with friends and loved ones over a lovely, delectable feast.Read More
The Catholic Church is serious about connecting with Generation Z. How serious? They’ve launched an app that has been likened to Pokémon Go.Read More
When it comes to the coolest apps it is easy to fall behind. Social media behemoths like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat continue to be a force. But as more and more people migrate to these platforms—including advertisers—habits change. Young people look for the next best cool thing, or the application with less digital clutter, and move on.Read More
It’s a well known fact that Generation Z is highly adept at using technology, at times engaging online differently and with higher frequency than their Millennial predecessors. That trend is likely to continue and will have ramifications for how your church connects with emerging generations. How does your church presently use technology to connect with Generation Z?Read More
Who do you admire, and what do your heroes say about you?
That’s a great question, and one that can be applied to each generation.Read More
What does Generation Z value?
That’s a big question. It is also one your church wants to address. Your community may already align with the values of Generation Z in significant ways. If so, your next step is to point them to spaces in congregational life that show how following Jesus Christ meets their deepest longings.Read More