Posts in Missional
What Do You Call People You're Trying to Reach?

Your church wants to connect, serve, evangelize, and equip emerging generations. You know Millennials and members of Generation Z are increasingly disconnected from Christianity.  Perhaps children who grew up in your congregation are now “de-churched.” Maybe you are concerned with reaching the “unchurched.” What do you call the people you are trying to reach?

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Racial Diversity Among Millennials and the Implications For Church

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.

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A "Spirituality Startup" Sets its Sights On Millennials

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.”

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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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