Young people are dreamers, and that is a wonderful thing. We want emerging generations to dream BIG, to do new things, to stand upon our shoulders and reach heights never realized before.Read More
“Millennial” is often code for “young person,” but as years pass and Millennials age, a younger cohort has been identified: Generation Z. They share common traits with Millennials. But there are distinctions. What are they?Read More
What effect does the political climate have on church attendance?
Pew has found that more Republicans report being in church weekly than do Democrats, and those who are ideologically conservative are more likely to report regular participation in religious services than those who are ideologically liberal.Read More
The Millennial generation is made up of over 75 million Americans and according to Brookings they are unlike any generation that has come before them. They are more diverse and more educated, but less likely to own a home and more likely to be in poverty. They marry later in life and are more likely to live in cities.Read More
The Barna Group partnered up with Seed Company to research current knowledge of “The Great Commission.” Have you heard of the Great Commission?
Words have power, and how we use words is vital in reaching out to Millennials and Gen Zers. We’re called to use our words well, which means we should never speak condescendingly. Never.
Want to hear something odd?
There is a tech startup in Silicon Valley that is seeking to meet the needs of the “spiritual but not religious” crowd, and their founder, Tara-Nicholle Nelson, thinks there is a big market for this kind of service, particularly among Millennials. Nelson doesn’t want to start a church, and her vision is not specific to any religious tradition, but wants her phone app to be a means of therapy, or “soul comfort.”Read More
Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals, recently conversed with Dr. Jolene Erlacher, founder of Leading Tomorrow, an organization that “exists to equip a new generation of leaders, resource and inform experienced leaders, and develop inter-generational teams for influential and effective service in a rapidly changing culture.”Read More