Friday, November 07, 2014
Emergents' emergencies -- Sightings (Martin Marty)
Today, at Central Woodward Christian Church, Carol Howard Merritt is speaking about ministering to the religiously wounded. Tomorrow -- inter-generational churches. So, this piece from Martin Marty is timely. He notes a review of a book about the Roman Catholic struggle to connect with "emerging adults." It's not just Catholics; all of us are struggling to connect with the incoming cohort of adults. What you are about to read won't necessarily surprise you, but it does illustrate the problem facing us as the church moving forward. Of course, it's not just the church. We just finished an election in which this same group made up just 12% of the electorate --down considerably from 2012. Take a read, offer your thoughts..