A recent headline from the Barna Group reads, “Almost half of practicing Christian millennials say evangelism is wrong.” The Barna group has been conducting research on the faith-sharing experiences and expectations of Christians and non-Christians alike. And it seems that many millennials now believe that it’s wrong to share their faith. Join us as we dig into the data, talk through the implications, and think forward about the implications for the church, as we talk with Barna’s David Kinnaman, on this episode of youth culture matters.
Resources, links, books or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:
Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism Is Wrong
Who is Responsible for Children’s Faith Formation?
What Makes for a Spiritually Vibrant Household?
Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age
More research from Barna
Lutheran Hour Ministries
Good Faith: Being a Christian When Society Thinks You’re Irrelevant and Extreme by David Kinnaman & Gabe Lyons
You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church… And Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman
unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity… and Why It Matters by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons
Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways a New Generation Can Follow Jesus in Modern Babylon by David Kinnaman & Mark Matlock
You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith
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