Making Space for Millennials - Book

Resources in Millennials & Generations • January 5, 2015

Many faith communities and Christian organizations are struggling with how to make space for Millennials—not just appealing space in their buildings and gathering places, but also space in their institutional culture, ministry models and leadership approach. This groundbreaking Barna Report, produced in partnership with Barna Group and Cornerstone Knowledge Network, is a handbook for turning information about Millennials into connections with Millennials in your church, school or organization.

Whether you are a pastor, an educator, a youth or young adult ministry leader, or a nonprofit or business leader, this resource is designed to help you make the most of your current and future partnerships with Millennials.

Use this book to:

  • Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances and assumptions will have on your church
  • Hear Millennials’ perspectives on worship and community spaces
  • Learn from practitioners in each of the four design arenas—culture, ministry, leadership and facilities
  • Gain valuable insights on how this generation views and relates to form and function

Making Space for Millennials is written for:

  • Pastors and church boards
  • Youth and college ministry leaders
  • Educators and others who teach young people
  • Employers and managers with Millennials on their team
  • Parents
  • Professionals who design spaces for Millennials  

Available in Print and Digital format here


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