could you have a millennial-sized social media presence on your campus?

As you may have noticed, I’m thinking a lot about Jimmy Fallon’s success among Millennials this week. Today brings me to another article, this time in The Guardian, and specifically his effectiveness with social media. (Read this week’s posts and older one analyzing Fallon’s success here.) Reading the Guardian article …

the eclectic exhibition: variety, gen Y, & jimmy fallon

Maybe it’s ’cause I’m back near NYC, or maybe I’m just nostalgic, but I wanted to present yet another aspect by which Late Night with Jimmy Fallon strongly reflects the Millennial Generation. The show’s methods connect well with the Gen Y mindset, so there’s much we (as ministers who deal …

method to his gladness: positivity, gen y, & jimmy fallon

As new generations rise, it makes sense that they would often share some characteristics of the previous generation. For instance, Millennials and the members of Generation X share an appreciation of technology, desire for authenticity, and hope to find strong community. But one of the clearest differences between the Millennial …

up-and-coming

I’ve been rather under-the-weather off-and-on since returning from Road Trip 11. It’s a pain, but I think my body is recuperating. So I’m mostly taking today off from the blog, but there are a few big things coming on the blog I figured I could highlight even in my sickly …

note to the grown-ups

An article in the Telegraph yesterday discusses some key principles for Christian “grown-ups” to remember if they want to connect well with college students and other young people. (By “grown-ups” I mean pastors, denominational leaders, parents, and even some college ministers.) The short but fascinating article, “YouTube ‘spammed by U. …