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Adding a Millennial to Your Church Staff - "Very few churches have senior pastors age 35 or younger, and most pastors on staff at a church under 35 are probably going to be youth pastors, which is fine. That’s normal ... There isn’t a problem with a church not having many Millennials on its staff, because most of them are still pretty young—even as young as 15. I’m in the middle of the Millennial generation and I’m only 24, which is pretty young for a pastor of any type. The problem arises, however, when churches are unwilling to hire Millennials and the demographic of church leadership isn’t reflective of the community. If your church is large enough to have more than just a senior and an executive pastor, you should really consider hiring someone born between 1980-2000."

Bobby Schuller Talks Candidly about Ministry and Family Dynamics - "Everybody thinks the Crystal Cathedral is the greatest thing my grandparents built, but it wasn’t. ...

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