Ep. #094 - Bridging the Generational Gap: The Silent Generation

The guys discuss some of the characteristics of the Silent Generation that came out in the interview and how those shaped the home, the church, and the community. We would encourage you to listen to the interview first.

The guys discuss some of the characteristics of the Silent Generation that came out in the interview and how those shaped the home, the church, and the community. We would encourage you to listen to the interview first.
2:30 General thoughts from the guys on the Silent Generation.

4:36 In the interview, Dennis Thrash brought up John Wayne and the Marlboro Man as cultural icons. The guys take about the positives of toughness and "being a rock" exhibited in this generation, but the danger of machoism and sweeping emotions under the rug.

13:04 The guys talk about some of the values that the Silent Generation interviewees were taught by their parents. The guys discuss the positive traits of working hard and doing things right and a commitment to excellence but left unchecked can led to legalism and moralism, especially in the church.

19:56 The guys talk about the value of patriotism that is particularly strong in the Silent Generation because of their connection with multiple wars. They talk about the danger of nationalism and how we must not convolute the Kingdom of Heaven with any earthly kingdom.

27:18 The guys discuss some of the misconceptions the interviewees feel other generations have about them.


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