Posts tagged Church Community
How Does Your Church Use Technology to Connect with Gen Z?

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?

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Gen Z and the Need for Esteem

The genius of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is its clarity and simplicity. You begin with basic human needs and move up, building as you go. At the bottom, we are reminded that every person needs their basic physiological needs met before they can move on to the next stage and begin to feel safe and secure.

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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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Jon Acuff, Millennials, and the Unicorn Factor

Football season is underway, and now that we’ve kicked off the action we will be sure to hear plenty of clichés from the teams that defy expectations. Athletes will declare “No one believed in us outside of this locker room,” when their team unites, excels, and succeeds beyond where they were picked in the standings. “Us against the world” will become their rallying cry.

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What CrossFit can teach us about reaching millennials

I joined a gym called “CrossFit” a few years ago. Maybe you’ve heard of it. In 2005, there were 15 locations. By 2015, there were over 10,000. It got so popular that you could start a “box” (lingo for “gym”) in your garage and people would sign up. I literally have friends who paid $100+ a month to go workout in someone’s garage.

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