by Mark Entzminger/ January 26, 2015
Over the course of the next few posts we will be looking into some insights about today’s kids and what those insights mean for our ministries. Whether you call them Generation Z, Digital Natives, the iGeneration, or Plurals, you can’t argue with the fact that the generation of kids currently in our ministries is vastly different from previous generations.
The children in your ministry are not simply “Millennials Part 2.” While Millennials grew up using two screens, this generation uses five. While Millennials communicate with text, this generation communicates with images. Here are a few other characteristics that set them apart.
Take a look at this infographic to see what exactly sets this generation of kids in your ministry apart from other generations.
An in-depth look at the kids in your ministry
Here are some of the statistics that stood out most and what they mean for our ministries:
Did you know that more than a quarter of the population in the USA is considered to be part of this next generation? Whatever phrase you use to define them, kids in your ministry today are a plugged-in, fast-moving generation that longs to make an impact on the world.How will you serve them?