Sunday, April 23, 2017

Top 10: Things to Consider As You START Doing Generation Z Ministry (*and STOP doing Millennial Ministry)


THERE IS A SHIFT THAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN, ALMOST IMMEDIATELY.  WE NEED TO STOP TALKING ABOUT, OBSESSING ABOUT AND SHAPING OUR YOUTH MINISTRIES AROUND MILLENNIALS.

ESPECIALLY THOSE OF US WORKING WITH STUDENTS IN THE "MIDDLE YEARS".

WE NEED TO START DOING MINISTRY FOR 
GENERATION Z. 


10. Generation Z Students are More Realistic and Understand that Opportunities are not Endless.  (https://www.visioncritical.com/gen-z-versus-millennials-infographics/)

9.  Generation Z While Continuing to Use Technology Desires "Face to Face" Interactions
(https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/2017/02/20/gen.-z-replacing-face-face-hanging-out-%27live-chilling%27/98152098/)

8.  Generation Z is Even More Global, With More Access to Their World Than Any Other Generation.  (http://www.voxburner.com/blog-source/2017/2/1/understanding-the-world-of-gen-z-from-a-global-perspective)

7.  Generation Z Has Less Helicopter Parents. (http://generationz.com.au/parents/)

6.  Generation Z Will Have Less Formal Continuing Education, Instead Will Seek Life Experience, Internships, and Apprenticeship.  (http://hrnews.co.uk/apprenticeships-better-university-generation-z/)

5.  Generation Z Are Multi-Taskers with More Abilities to Accomplish More in Less Time. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-beall/8-key-differences-between_b_12814200.html)

4. Generation Z Is More Individualistic and Less Likely to Be Stuck on Titles, Labels and Even Brands.  (https://www.luxurydaily.com/gen-z-lacks-brand-loyalty-seeks-social-media-engagement-open-to-loyalty-programs-report/ )

3. Generation Z Seem Less Focused but Are Faster Thinkers. (http://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2016/05/17/generation-generation-generation-z)

2.  Generation Z Needs a to Be Communicated to Differently with Snappy and Snack-size Information.(  http://www.ideasindigital.com/step-aside-millennials-gen-z-has-arrived/ )

1.  Generation Z, Will Be Even Less Churched and Traditionally Religious Than Millennials  (http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-gen-z-is-less-religious-more-spiritual-2275050)