By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BRENTWOOD — The Greatest Generation. Baby Boomers. Generation X (Baby Busters). Generation Y (Millennials). Generation Z. Knowing the names assigned to the generations in today’s world can be confusing and hard to understand.
Only one thing is certain about each generation — they all need to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
An increasing emphasis is being placed on Millennials and Generation Z and rightfully so. Statistics reveal that Millennials are leaving the church in record numbers and that nine out of 10 children in Generation Z will likely grow to adulthood without knowing Christ.
These are sobering statistics and must be addressed. New churches are being started with Millennials and Generation Z as the focus. [Read more…]