We continue in our generational series with the Boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1964. As leaders how can we guide this generation in a church revitalization? Thom and Mark break down the generational tendencies and the challenges and opportunities ahead.
- Church became consumer-focused in their formative years.
- This generation was the first to be a majority non-Christian.
- Retiring Boomers are both a challenge and an opportunity.
Resources mentioned in today’s episode
- Leading Builders (Born before 1946) in a Church Revitalization
- Ten of the Most Influential Books on My Ministry by Thom S. Rainer
- The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman
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