Church revitalization is increasing, but is there enough interest to spark change?

Published in Congregations
Monday, 14 July 2014 17:43

Selfies

Millennials advocate radical freedom and that’s good. But the shadow side is the devaluing of community.

Published in Trending
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 14:24

Wedding words

On the responsibility, and opportunity, of officiating a wedding in post-Christian America. 

Friday, 14 March 2014 13:44

Millennials at hand

Those 18- to 33-year-olds present a challenge to churches, but they may be more religious than we — or they — think.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

Organization leaders say college and graduate students are more interested in longer-term, relationship-building projects than they are in quick-hit mission experiences. 

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 03:36

Sunrise, sunset: The Church in America today

Across the United States, many churches are fading, some churches are closing, and a handful of churches are surging with explosive growth. What makes the difference?

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 17:04

'Churchy' lingo turning off Millennials

Accepted phrases like "everything happens for a reason" and "God's in charge" can alienate young people and others who are unfamiliar with the deeper truths behind such jargon, Baptist ministers say. 

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:22

What Millennials don’t want from the church

The most frustrating part of being a Millennial is that my church does not understand me.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 30 August 2013 13:12

Does your church need Millennials?

Attracting the 18- to 35-year-old generation back to church requires more than contemporary worship and a Facebook page.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 05 April 2013 14:05

Small is big for Millennials

With today’s trends toward pets you can fit into a purse and church experiences that offer more intimacy and socialization than the megachurch has traditionally provided, is it safe to ask ... is small the new big?

Published in Congregations