Millennials

Mission-oriented millennials, Gen Z object to words ‘convert' and ‘winning souls’ in outreach

"Teens and young adult Christians do not like to use certain words, including 'converts' and 'winning souls,' while talking about the reasons behind sharing their faith with others, a study has found." - C. Post

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“How can half of Americans between 18 and 29 favor socialism over capitalism? Because they do not know the first thing about capitalism”

"Many young Americans sympathetic to socialism mistakenly believe that capitalism is a relatively modern concept, first seriously examined in Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, published in 1867. However... private property—an essential ingredient of capitalism—has been an integral part of Western civilization since ancient Athens, which had 'a highly developed system of private property.'" - Law & Liberty

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April 30, 2020 Are Millennials Afraid of Marriage?

"Multiple factors drive these statistics, from changing gender dynamics to economic trends. But one of the most obvious is staring us in the face: A high percentage of millennials are children of divorce. This taught them to be suspicious of marriage as an institution. They’ve experienced the pain of their parents’ failures and that makes them anxious about marriage." - Jimmy Evans

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An Actual Millennial Responds to Church Efforts to Attract Millennials

"John [Ehrett] takes up each of the 10 points the consultant raises. The essay defies excerpting, so I will simply quote the beginning of the post... After that, I’ll quote another millennial and former student cited by John on what this generation is really yearning for." - Gene Veith

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Barna: Most millennials, Gen Z don’t view marriage, family formation as life goals

"While family-oriented goals may climb higher on the list of priorities as these respondents move further into adulthood, nearly four in 10 young adults also aim to follow their dreams (38%) and about one in three wants to start a business (36%), travel to other countries (32%) or become financially independent from their parents (30%)," the Barna report noted. - Christian Post

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Millennials Are Staying in Church if They Went as Children–Unless They Marry Outside the Faith

"The problem with Millennials dropping their church affiliation began with their parents, with most drop-outs being seldom taken to church as children. And, yet, there is one factor that contributes to dropping out of church even on the part of young adults whose parents took them to church:  Marrying outside the faith." - Gene Veith

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