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Generation2Generation

With a new generation of children and new culture shifts emerging, it is time once again to turn our attention to how churches can effectively be in ministry across the generations. We contacted a group of writers to share their insights. We're excited to provide the information gathered from these writers and from the research of GBOD staff.

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July 16, 2014

ikids—The Generation Emerging in the Midst of the Digital Revolution

ikids—the generation emerging in the midst of the digital revolution. A generation defined by a vast and rapidly […]

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Multigenerational Church
July 19, 2013

Would Wesley Consider This His Parish?

Is social media rewiring our brains, our relationships, our koinonia?

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Generations, Technology & the Church
June 28, 2013

MTV, Marketing, Millennials and Discipleship to Jesus Christ

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

Is technology becoming the Gnostic formation for the 21st century? And not just for millennials....

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Generations, Technology & the Church
June 27, 2013

A Wizard & The Hunger Games: A Divide in the Millennial Generation

By Chris Wilterdink

MTV researched millennials, and the report offers good advice to youth ministers.

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Trends, Issues & Values of the Generations
April 24, 2012

2 | Millennials & Postmoderns with Abby Parker

Part 2 focuses on the Millennials and how they relate to Postmoderns and to the church. 

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April 22, 2012

1 | Millennials & Postmoderns with Abby Parker

Learn about the Postmoderns and the impact national and cultural events have had on their generation. Part 2 focuses on the […]

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April 20, 2012

An Overview of Generations with Craig Kennet Miller

Learn about the characteristics of the American generations.

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April 20, 2012

Trends in Aging (Part 2) with Richard H. Gentzler, Jr.

Part 2 focuses on four ways churches can create ministries for older adults. 

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April 20, 2012

Trends in Aging (Part 1) with Richard H. Gentzler Jr.

Learn about key trends related to aging and older adult ministries.   

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April 19, 2012

Digitally-Native Children with Melanie Gordon

 Learn about issues and trends that are having an impact on children. 

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