Churches need change. Reform is good, so we advocate against the status quo. But we won't be the only ones to miss the change if we don't awaken to the need - churches will miss out on it as well.
Why Millennials? Our Generation can be the one that makes great change simply because we decide to do something. It’s not that other generations haven’t done something or caused great change; it’s that millennials feel maybe it’s time to accelerate such change or perhaps alter the course of the change. If you are trying to... Continue Reading →
Here is some breaking news for all those congregations trying to market their ministry to reach Millennials.
Millennials are people. They are more than a group to target market. They are not just a set of numbers that add to the gross national product. Millennials are the salvation of the local church. They are not a bunch of group marketing test subjects. They do not all think alike anymore that Generation X’s are all the same. Millennials are not a bunch of whiney, entitled, self-centered adults as some in my generation have pegged them. What this generation offers to the world is a passion and knowledge base not seen in previous generations. They are people who have hurts, pain, struggles, and an ambition for a better life for their families. In that regard, they are like everyone else. To understand this talented group, you need to stop reading studies…
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Rogue Millennials walking in Jesus' footsteps - the revolutionary who challenged the church institution of his day.
Thoughts on why the church no longer leads the way, why it is no longer seen as "progressive" or relevant to our world.
NEWSFLASH!!! Millennials really don’t like church. Its seems like the more time we spend in church, the less and less it has for us. We have to get up early. On a SUNDAY. That’s a weekday! The day before MONDAY! And we get there, and we walk in feeling like the whole church is filled... Continue Reading →
I hear this passage taken out of context all the time: Revelation 3:16, which says “Because you are lukewarm – neither hot nor cold – I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” Okay... what is being “lukewarm”? The way I often hear this interpreted: God is saying, “Reject me or accept me,... Continue Reading →
C.S. Lewis, famous for The Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity, was a non-commissioned priest (NCP), a “lay person” untrained in theology and unpaid by a church, yet taking his personal ministry as a believer seriously. He became one of the most compelling defenders of Christianity of the past century. His book The Four Loves... Continue Reading →