As with each generation, old words take on new meanings, new terms are coined, and slang becomes part of our everyday vernacular. Generation Z is no different, and a high school teacher in Massachusetts is keeping track.Read More
How does your church try to connect with Generation Z?
Do you emphasize Bible study and doctrinal instruction, stressing the importance of attendance in a Sunday school or small group setting where Gen Zers can learn the content of the Christian faith?Read More
Churches often stress that marriage is important and ideally the lifelong covenant union between two people who pledge to be faithful, loving, caring, and committed. But prior to the exchanging of vows, there is often an engagement phase, and a dating period before that.
Long before the wedding day, there is a first date, and hopefully a second, and so on. As Generation Z grows and matures, they are learning how to date. How are they doing?Read More
Students in their senior year of high school (and sometimes junior year as well) often cast an eye toward the future. We ask students, “What do you want to major in next year?” and “Where are you going to college?”
But would Gen Zers be better off by delaying college for one year?Read More
Though “Millennial” continues to be the catch-all term for “young people,” a new generational cohort has emerged: Generation Z. The differences between Millennials and Gen Z run deeper than their age brackets.Read More
Every Tuesday night I have the privilege of meeting with a small group of college students for Bible study. All three of the young men in the group are upperclassmen. They are wrapping up their studies, preparing their resumes, and thinking carefully about their next step in life.Read More
Does your church have a social media strategy?
I hope so. While it isn’t necessary to be on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or other platforms all the time, it is important to be familiar with the tools your congregation uses most and to discover ways that you can use those tools to communicate effectively with your people.Read More