Effective Generational Ministry: Biblical and Practical Insights for Transforming Church Communities

Effective Generational Ministry: Biblical and Practical Insights for Transforming Church Communities

Effective Generational Ministry: Biblical and Practical Insights for Transforming Church Communities

Effective Generational Ministry: Biblical and Practical Insights for Transforming Church Communities

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Overview

Understanding generational differences is a key to effective ministry in a multigenerational church. This book offers students and practitioners cutting-edge research and biblical analysis of three generations—Boomers, GenXers, and Millennials—so churches can minister more effectively within and across generational lines. The authors, one an expert on generational differences and the other a respected New Testament scholar, represent different generations and areas of expertise. The book explores key characteristics of each generation, provides biblical-theological analysis of generational attributes, and offers specific suggestions for ministry.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801049484
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Elisabeth A. Nesbit Sbanotto (PhD, University of Arkansas) is assistant professor of counseling at Denver Seminary in Littleton, Colorado, and author of Generational Affiliation as a Component of Culture. Craig L. Blomberg (PhD, University of Aberdeen), the author of numerous books, is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
1. Boomers at Large
2. Boomers in Light of the Bible
3. Priorities for Ministry with Boomers
4. Generation X: The Lost Middle Child
5. Xers in Light of the Bible
6. Priorities for Ministry with Xers
7. Millennials: Apple of the Eye
8. Millennials in Light of the Bible
9. Priorities for Ministry with Millennials: Getting in the Game
Conclusion
Indexes

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