“As the large Baby Boomer generation moves into their older years, they will resist any suggestion that they are senior adults, no matter how senior they may be. Unfortunately, many churches are slow to adapt to new realities. If they do senior adult ministry the way they’ve always done it, it will be headed for failure.” –Thom Rainer, President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources
In the past, senior adult ministry has been focused on events and trips for seniors to stay busy with their peers. What would happen in the future if Baby Boomers changed that dynamic and focused less on themselves and more on mentoring the younger generations?
Rainer identified four other trends in American churches. You can check them out in the full article.