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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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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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One of the things I enjoy about a week at church camp is the chance to unwind and read. Yesterday I experienced the luxury of reading a book cover to cover – Evolving In Monkeytown by Rachel Held Evans. As a long time reader of her blog, I was a slacker in getting around to […]






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Will Churches Go The Way of Bookstores? | …In the Meantime. More on this later but wanted to get this up on the blog this morning before I head off to lead Sunday morning worship. But perspectives are changing, the religious monopoly is over. On a day when because of a broken AC we are […]






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Robert H. Schuller, wife resign from Crystal Cathedral board | schuller, board, ministry – News – The Orange County Register. Thanks to Maury for keeping me up to date since he lives near the Crystal Cathedral. I guess the end is near and its just vultures picking over the bones. Just goes to show nothing […]






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Finally, back in the groove and starting the year with a new podcast. It follows up on a post from last year about the Crystal Cathedral going bankrupt and being sold after being one of the Boomer flagships of the megachurch movement. Now its dead and people are fighting over the corpse. Its sad in […]






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Bidding intensifies for Calif. megachurch – Yahoo! News. The story continues. Mismanagement, not cultivating outreach to younger generations, and cult of personality. For me, not only is it evidence of the death of the megachurch as boomer phenom, but also points to the decline of mainline denominations. We grew with the boomer wave and catering […]






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After an unintentional summer hiatus, I’m back with a new postcast to start the fall. After a series of friends finding themselves in crisis in their local congregations and some of the shifts that are taking place nationally, here’s a reflection on the future of pastors, congregations, and the how the mainline church is having […]






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Has Your Church Started to Die? | TonyMorganLive.com. A starkly clear appraisal of the established American church and its congregations by Tony Morgan. Its sad and funny, that Boomers would become the generation that does not want to change or give up its preferences or power for emerging generations. However, since they are reluctant to […]






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Thanks to the snowstorm that has shut down most everything here in NW Ohio, it seemed the right time to finish up a podcast. While its a little rambling, I try and paint the picture is that there is a global revolution going on in younger generations that involves freedom and creativity that is being […]






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