Ep. #096 - Bridging the Generational Gap: Generation X

Pastor Brolin and Pastor Aaron discuss some of the characteristics of Generation X 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.

Pastor Brolin and Pastor Aaron discuss some of the characteristics of Generation X 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.

1:28 The guys share some initial thoughts about the Generation X interview and how the interviewees were representative of their generation in some ways but also were unique from some of the larger trends we see in Gen Xers.

3:17 The guys talk about working moms and latch key kids and how much these realities shaped some of the characteristics of Gen Xers like independent spirit, self-reliance, etc.

7:57 The guys talk about MTV and the influence it had on Generation X and why it did not seem to be a major factor in the lives of our interviewees.

10:00 The guys talk about how and why Generation X is a little less optimistic than the generations they are sandwiched between.

12:02 The guys talk about the Gen Xers' attitude toward authority and how their self-reliant tendency impacts their spiritual development and attitude toward the church.

17:14 The guys talk about how the Gen Xers and how they can bless the church and warn how they might hinder the church.

25:56 The guys share some final thoughts.

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