by Eddie Hammett
An overview of shifts happening in our North American culture and the impact that is having on the way we do church. We will review demographic, family, financial, cultural shifts. This vital section lays the foundation for understanding all other sessions and concepts.
These eight practical principles have emerged in my 30 plus years of local church and denominational leadership. We will work to provide examples and biblical context for the principles
This session acknowledges that all age groups has distinctive preferences, learning styles and needs as they move forward in their spiritual journey. We will discuss how to create intergenerational dialogs that create mutual understanding that moves people forward in faith and function.
Session four is key. Who are those people of passion in your congregation? How can you identify the remnant people who help move the church forward? What are five practical steps you can take in the next three months?
This session comes from the companion book Making Shifts Without Making Waves. We will review the leadership strategies and tools needed to effectively implement concepts found in Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60. Learning to effectively introduce and manage change and transition is critical.