Is the Future of the Church Doomed Without Millennials?
By Kevin Porter , Christian Post Reporter On the face of it the answer seems to be "no," according to the Leadership Network, a Christian nonprofit ministry headquartered in Dallas, Texas, that says engaging millennials is the most important decision a church can make regarding its future.
Millennials make up 20 percent of the entire U.S. population with 83 million people — even more than Baby Boomers — and by 2020 will make up 30 percent.
This group is a progressive bunch who are the most racially diverse generation with 60 percent anglo and 15 percent immigrants; the most educated with more college degrees than any generation in history, and the most single.
• Only 4 percent of millennials have a relationship with Christ • Millennials don't want to work for you, they want to work with you • Millennials are different than portrayed • Nearly 25 million millennials said, "Church is very important in their lives"
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