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Reflections on Ministry to Generation Y

By:Kenneth J. Barnes
Pages:152
Publisher:Resource Publications
Dimensions:140mm x 216mm
ISBN:9781532605505

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Just as "generals are always fighting the last war" my experience as a chaplain at Oxford University has taught me that the church often "speaks to the last generation."

The statistics provided by the Pew Research Center say it all. The people of Generation Y are less likely to go to church, believe in God, or identify themselves as "religious" than any previous generation, yet they still have a deep and abiding interest in "spiritual" things. If the church is going to reach this group of "seekers" with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, it will have to do it on their terms, speak their language, and understand their concerns. If we try to "fight the last war" with Generation Y, we will lose it.

Instead, church leaders must seriously examine how we relate (or not) to Generation Y and change our tactics accordingly. This book is a reflection on my personal experience of ministry to Generation Y, combining pastoral care, mentoring, and "postmodern apologetics" in ways that are equally applicable to parochial, academic, and/or secular settings.

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Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Pages

152

By

Kenneth J. Barnes

Publisher

Resource Publications

Dimensions

140mm x 216mm

ISBN

9781532605505