“All labels have their problems, and, to be sure, ‘evangelical’ is fraught with them. But I am not giving it up.”
~ Roger Olson
Millennials & The Church: A Different Take
As I pointed out in numerous times on this blog, the center of evangelicalism is collapsing.
Countless evangelical Christians are moving to the left or to the right. Namely, they are moving toward liberalism or they are moving toward high church or low church traditions. They are moving toward individualism or communitarianism.
In this post, we will briefly survey the four major streams within evangelicalism with an eye to Christians in their 20s, 30s, and 40s – often called Mosaics and Busters or Generation X and Generation Y or Millennials.
My analysis is based on what I’ve observed in my extensive travels worldwide, speaking in a variety of conferences represented by the different streams (wherein I’ve interacted with the other speakers and attendees), and corresponding with thousands of evangelical Christians in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.[Continue Reading...]