Sure to interest even the secularists who study this group, The Millennials is based on 1200 interviews with its namesakes that aim to better understand them personally, professionally, and spiritually. Chapters report intriguing how-and-why findings on family matters (they are closer-knit than previous generations), their desire for diversity (consider the wave of mixed race and ethnic adoptions), Millennials and the new workplace, their attitude toward money, the media, the environment, and perhaps most tellingly, religion.
The authors close with a thoughtful response to how the church can engage and minister to what is now in fact the largest generation in America's history.
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Paul Pilmore says:
This is a very insightful book that climbs inside the minds and hearts of the millennial generation, and tracks what they are doing, as well as why they are doing it. While this generation is still in the formative stages in many regards, there are trends and mindsets that the authors map out for the reader that are distinctive and ingrained in this generation at a foundational level. They are b... Read more