Tag: millennials

7 Things Pastors Should Know About Millennials and Work

Reprinted from Made to Flourish.   Trinity Presbyterian in Charlottesville, Virginia, has hosted a Fellows Program for nearly 15 years. It’s an opportunity for recent college graduates to come to our city, live in congregants’ homes, serve in our church and community, take seminary courses, and work part-time in marketplace jobs suited to their career interests. Dennis Doran has directed Trinity’s program since its…

Book Review – The New Copernicans: Millennials and the Survival of the Church

I am excited to introduce you to a book that, while not a faith and work book, has serious implications for the future of the faith and work movement, John Seel’s The New Copernicans: Millennials and the Survival of the Church. I realize that is a strong statement; please read on. John is a cultural renewal entrepreneur and social impact consultant. He…

Hiring and Empowering Millennials in the Workplace: A Video From the Dallas Faith at Work Summit

The purpose of the Faith@Work Summit is to gather active participants and leaders in the faith at work movement from every industry sector to learn from each other and work together to extend Christ’s transforming presence in workplaces around the world. The next Summit will be in Chicago on Oct. 11-13, 2018. Go to fwsummit.org to sign up for updates and to learn more about the Summit.

One of the most memorable talks from the Dallas Summit in 2016 was Grant Skeldon’s humor-filled, thought-provoking discussion of millennials in the workplace. This week, we thought you’d enjoy watching it (or, if you were there, watching it again!) You can check all the videos from past Summits out here.

 

Why Are You Asking a Theologian What Lawyers Should Do? An Interview With Alistair Mackenzie

Alistair Mackenzie is a Teaching Fellow at Laidlaw College – Christchurch, New Zealand and has also worked part-time with the Theology of Work Project.  He is the author of Where’s God on Monday?, SoulPurpose: Making a Difference in Life and Work and Just Decisions: Christians Ethics Go to Work, and the founding director of Faith at Work (NZ). As part…

Top Ten Observations on Millennials and Vocation

Young millennials want to keep their options open. They might avoid decisions as a result or feel relief when someone else makes a decision for them—then they don’t have to carry the responsibility for the risk of discovering later that the decision was the wrong one. This relates closely to the “fear of missing out” often described when talking about…

Vocation Infusion Leads to Church Revitalization

In 2012, two friends and I launched an initiative called the Vocation Infusion Learning Community (VILC). The aim was to gather congregational leaders from around the country in a series of four retreats focused on faith and work. Over the next few years we took over 40 church teams through the program. Today, a similar initiative continues through Made to…