Millions of young educated Americans are heading into the workforce this summer, but unlike other generations, Millennials have higher expectations for their work and careers, but are simultaneously much less attached to their jobs, seeking meaning and identity elsewhere. Drawing on a number of recent studies, Barna's research explores the vocational paradoxes of a paradoxical generation.
Like it or not, consumer culture has shaped people’s expectations for church, and this is more true for Millennials than any other generation. So what do they think of church? What pushes them away and draws them in? And when they do visit a church, how are they hoping to be approached?
6 out of 10 religious skeptics describe themselves as angry about the current state of America https://t.co/dGLlDE97JM
Practicing Christians who agree the U.S. should welcome refugees more than doubled since 2016 http://bit.ly/2xv4KWC
Church leaders are more likely to believe generosity is both an inward attitude and an outward discipline https://t.co/Uk2OHJ6qd8
Images of the Syrian Civil War and stories of the trials of refugees across Europe have likely had a dramatic impact on the perspective among American adults in a very short period, counterbalancing—and even eclipsing—bold national rhetoric on border protection