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Category Archive for 'Generations – Guttenbergers vs. Googlers'

Source: 3 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and 5 Things We Can Do to Help the Church Move On Its interesting how the above 50 crowd still thinks “contemporary” worship is where it at to attract “young people.” Mainline congregations are aging and yet in their tradition, they have one of the things that Millennials […]






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I am seeing more congregations move to the singular worship style approach. Source: Six Reasons Some Churches Are Moving Back to One Worship Style Thom Rainer is another writer I enjoy. Theologically a little different as a Southern Baptist but he is a keen observer of church culture and trends. This move back to one […]






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Source: On Being an iPhone Pastor for a Typewriter Church | The Millennial Pastor This is yet another great blog post from The Millennial Pastor that gives a great insight into the great generational divide in the Church. While he looks at it from the Millennial/Boomer divide, its also true for many of us GenXers. […]






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Source: The church is not dying. It’s failing. There’s a difference. | Portfolio of Maggie Nancarrow The conversation of the decline and future of the North American Church continues

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Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 2 | john pavlovitz. And here we go. We’re so weary of feeling like nothing more than a religious agenda; an argument to win, a point to make, a cause to defend, a soul to save. We want to be more than a notch on your Salvation […]






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“Gays,” the “American Church,” and 2 Severed Relationships – Jer Swigart. There is a fascinating conversation emerging among Evangelicals, an increasingly Millenial/GenX rejection of Boomer evangelicalism that is resulting in a rethinking of the viability of Protestant Christianity in its North American form. Triggered most recently by the World Vision fiasco, Jer is on target […]






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How evangelicals won a culture war and lost a generation – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs. Its remarkable to watch, the implosion and rejection of Boomer Evangelicalism by Millennials. I really need to get my butt in gear after a one year WJP hiatus because this is incredibly significant what Rachel is pointing out […]






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Why Christians have lost the argument for faith before it started. | The Millennial Pastor. I think this is one of the best summations of why modern day evangelicalism is faltering. Our desire to obligate people to faith is a desire to preserve Empire, but Christians, the Body of Christ, cannot be about Empire anymore. […]






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5 Must-Reads on Religion and Social Media | (A)theologies | Religion Dispatches. In recent centuries the Church seems to be behind the curve from the rest of the world. Like Wired Jesus, back in 2006 it was a top 25 religious podcast world wide, now not even a blip on the radar and fluttering in […]






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David Kinnaman is wrong: How the church really lost the millennials & what we can do to keep the next generation. | the gospel side. I have been reading You Lost Me and I think it is an accurate portrayal of how we lost the Millennials who grew up in the church but Matthew Marino […]






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