Friday, September 12, 2003

Flip the switch

Met with a great group of leaders who are doing ministry among the emerging generation. They are eager and frustrated. Many of them said that they serve in churches that do not understand that a cultural shift has taken place. I had several thank me for validating them, another young women who said that she understands herself for the first time and a father who said that he now understands his 20 year old kids for the first time.

That is the funny thing about this. When you talk about the culture shift, you think that it is only about how this shift relates to ministry, but many find it almost therapeutic to hear that they are not crazy or just angry without no reason.

My favorite thing to do is to turn the lights on for people, whatever the topic. It brings clarity to them and that is...