Ep. #092 - Bridging the Generational Gap: Generational Tension and Why We Should Care

The guys explore the "Kids These Days" effect and the reality that every generation has thought that its youth were in decline. They discuss what this human tendency does to cause tension between generations and why we should care enough to fight against it.

The guys explore the "Kids These Days" effect and the reality that every generation has thought that its youth were in decline. They discuss what this human tendency does to cause tension between generations and why we should care enough to fight against it.

2:08 The guys discuss some of the ways we see generations mock each other and the reality that generations often look down on one another.

4:37 The guys discuss that generational tension is not new through looking at quotes from throughout the centuries.

8:20 Aaron presents the findings of a research journal called "Kids These Days: Why the Youth of Today Seem Lacking" that explores why the young look down on the old.

11:37 The guys talk about how we see these generational tensions manifest in the local church context and the benefits of inter-generational relationships and how we can help and grow one another.

17:43 Brolin discusses the upcoming series "What do Christians Believe?" and asks our listeners (and their friends) to complete

19:36 The guys share some final thoughts.

Resources
"People Have Always Whined About Young People. Here's Proof."
https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20171003-proof-that-people-have-always-complained-about-young-adults

"Kids These Days: Why the Youth of Today Seem Lacking"
https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/advances/5/10/eaav5916.full.pdf

"What Christian's Believe" Survey
https://forms.gle/umU5pwzxgzgFDSbT9

"Greatest Love of All" by Whitney Houston
https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/whitneyhouston/greatestloveofall.html
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