When asked about the biggest challenges facing the church of the 21st century, church missiologist and president of Lifeway Research, Ed Stetzer, replied:
Aspen Group’s mission is to create space for ministry impact. To do so we must know more than how to design great space and build low maintenance facilities. To create impactful ministry space, we need to understand the dynamic intersection of culture, ministry, leadership and facilities.
Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.
Healthy growing churches of the future must learn to connect and engage with Millennials (today’s 18- to 30-year-olds), soon to be the biggest generation ever in America. Millennials have grown up in the age of Google. They have myriad options and opinions literally at their fingertips. And that information gives them power.
Day after day we come in contact with pastors, church leaders, and everyday Christ-followers who have this gnawing sense that God wants to do something more, something different, something amazing. And, there's a stirring in the church in America, a growing unease that something's not quite right.
Pastor Erwin McManus believes that all of us were created with divine potential to accomplish something bigger than ourselves. He challenges us to dream big and live large. In the quiet corners of our hearts we all sense we are called to do so. And some of the greatest joys in life come from fulfilling our potential with people and for people we enjoy.
1,500 pastors resign from their position every month due to ill-advised growth, moral failure, or contention within their church.