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?
Millennials have new questions to wrestle with as they navigate sex, dating and marriage in a digital, anything-goes, hook-up culture. As part of 2014 Barna Labs—a multi-month online learning experience—Barna hosted Tim Chaddick for an in-depth, practical conversation on ministering to Millennials through the minefield of sexuality.
We want to help you learn more about the next generation in order to maximize your efforts to spiritually engage them. Over years of research, one thing remains clear: the relationship between Millennials and the church is shifting. Although this list isn't exhaustive, here are five major themes we've identified from our research.
62% of praying adults say that gratitude and #thanksgiving are most often the subject of their prayers. https://t.co/5zwo2wZSPP
Celebrating #Friendsgiving? You’re not alone. 23% of U.S. adults share holidays with neighbors. http://bit.ly/2zXGSwh
As families gather for #Thanksgiving, it’s worth asking: How often do you talk about values and character with your… https://t.co/JZZSPRmaPE
62% of praying adults say that gratitude and #thanksgiving are most often the subject of their prayers. http://bit.ly/2wc64gM