Faith Sermons

Preaching to Unchurched Millennials

How do we announce the good news about Jesus to those outside the Church? JR. offers three philosophical shifts and three practical steps to change our preaching to engage unchurched Millennials.

[one_half]I had the opportunity to speak at a Worship Conference hosted by my denomination (the Church of the Nazarene) back in February. I spoke on how to preach to unchurched Millennials.

The first 25 minutes is my presentation. The last 30 minutes is a great Q&A. In my presentation, I offer three realignments of our preaching philosophy. I then offer three practical ways to implement those changes. The three realignments are:

  1. Preach narratives, not lectures.
  2. Be authentic.
  3. Learn the context of Millennials.

I hope you enjoy the conversation, and find it helpful.

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By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.