Authenticity: It’s What Millennials Really Want
October 22, 2016
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Many congregations bang their head against the wall, trying to figure out how to lure in the elusive “young people.” It turns out that “Millennials are looking for honesty and humility from the pulpit… the pastor not being an expert on living out the things he is preaching about, but a work in progress…” says Dean Inserra, Pastor of Tallahassee’s City Church.
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Why this story matters for church leaders:
Although it may be the millennial generation that’s demanding it, Authenticity is essential for wholehearted, Christ-centered living.
How can you lead your congregation toward greater authenticity?
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- Start in the pulpit: Does your congregation see a perfect specimen on Sunday mornings or are you walking the walk alongside them? Try sharing a struggle as a start.
- Make space for the hurting: How does your congregation engage someone who is grieving or hurting? Do they expect a quick turnaround or is there space for struggle?
- Take a look at your lyrics: Are the songs you select speaking only to seasons of joy or does your worship paint a fuller picture?
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