This is the third segment in our Millennials series. (See Part 1 and Part 2) “Millennials and the Church” research reveals a lot of interesting and conflicting ideas, but what do millennials themselves–and the pastors of dynamic churches that are actually reaching them–have to say? These 7 voices reflect variations on a theme:
We’re talking about engaging millennials this month. (If you missed the first article in the series, go here.) Regrets As we unpack the factors that are involved in this unique phenomenon of millennial flight from the church, some leaders (often parents of millennials themselves) are filled with self-blame, regret and guilt. After all, Baby Boomers started […]
From ancient festivals to Vacation Bible Schools, events have always been touchstones for thriving faith communities. Events bring people together for fun and fellowship. They celebrate values and attract newcomers. But they also can be a lot of work!
[Guest post by Sage Harrison, SMO at Mercury Flight, cloud-based software that allows churches to broadcast messages via phone, email or text.] At Mercury Flight, we know the importance of finding engaging and successful ways to communicate with your community. With Mercury Flight, you can easily broadcast a message to your entire congregation, a specific group, or […]
Last week, Fellowship One representatives attended the New Life Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We had a great time and were proud to be prominently featured in the church’s popular session, Nuts and Bolts of Ministry. New Life Church has been a longtime Fellowship One user. In this session, various New Life staff discussed the […]
We love to pass on new outreach ideas. This one comes from Worlds of Wow, creators of “ridiculously cool” indoor playgrounds. The philosophy of the Worlds of Wow team is that the environments they create are an integral part of reaching families and children. They tell a new story with every children’s ministry design – […]