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

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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 differ ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 19th 2016 by Baker Academic
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Michael Philliber
Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Something I noticed with the 2016 presidential election was the intriguing chronological rift between the voters, the fissure among the vocal, and the split amid the vexed. The fault lines in all three sets appeared to me to softly run along generational contours. I began to wonder that if the different age groups perceived the election and candidates in such stark terms, it might well affect Christian ministry. Therefore I was intrigued when a friend of mine recommended I pick up the 304 page p ...more
Stephen Bedard
Jun 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a great overview of boomers, generation x and millennials. Not just from a sociological perspective, but what the Bible says about their values. It needs an update that includes generation z.
James Korsmo
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is an insightful look at the relationship between the three major generations in Western (and particularly North American) culture, Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials. Sbanatto has done extensive research on the characteristics of these generations and is a professor of counseling, and Blomberg is a well-respected Biblical theologian. They both teach at Denver Seminary. As a pair, they bring great complementary gifts (in terms of expertise, perspective, and experience) to this subject. ...more
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Dr. Craig Blomberg joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 1986. He is currently a distinguished professor of New Testament.

Dr. Blomberg completed his Ph.D. in New Testament, specializing in the parables and the writings of Luke-Acts, at Aberdeen University in Scotland. He received an MA from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a BA from Augustana College. Before joining the facul
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