Podcast Episode #168
We discuss a recent post on senior adult churches who are wanting to reach a younger generation and the consequences of not being willing to change to do so.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- True power in a church comes from God through the prayers of His people.
- Any successful ministry in a church begins with the power of prayer.
- Two areas in which churches often lack intentionality: evangelism and prayer.
- Churches who are reaching young adults have seniors who are intentionally making relationships with younger Christians.
- If you expect young families to come to your church, your children’s area needs to be ready before they come.
- Unfortunately, when faced with a life or death choice, most churches end up choosing death over change and life.
The five ways churches comprised mostly of senior adults can reach younger members are:
- Praying for younger people to come to the church.
- Being willing to change.
- Expanding their social circles to younger people.
- Starting Bible studies with younger adults.
- Asking younger adults to be “missionaries” to the older-adult congregation.
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