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Article Review: Generational Ministry

Article Review, Church, Religion, Spirituality, Theology
Excellent article in Presence (International Journal of Spiritual Direction) on "Generational Ministry: Spiritual Guidance for the Five Adult Generations Alive Today." Quick synopsis of spiritual component: The G.I. Generation - value hierarchy and order & so does God. Traditional, institutional, extroverted (i.e. people need to go out to church), obedient & responsible. Value direction in their spirituality (being directed). The Silent Generation - value keeping up the institutions of the G.I. Generation. Adaptive generation, making the previous institutions created continue to work. Empathetic, highly compassionate, justice seeking (all civil rights figures are from here). Plays well with others. Divine is a loving parent. Movers behind ecumenical movement. Introverted spiritua...

forty years

Christianity, Haiku, Poetry, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality
olive trees planted fruit to be harvested forty years have passed Forty years is a metaphor for a generation passing. Interestingly, olive trees are often planted by one generation for the next generation to harvest. Moses and the Jews wandered for 40 years. Inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of Acts 7:30-40 People on a Lenten Journey Lorot Poetry:  Echoes of the Hills Becca Givens at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea Terri at What About God? Jonathan Stone Granbee Michael (Booguloo) Chèvrefeuille Roy DeLeon at Expressive Prayer