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Are Millennials More Self-Sacrificing and Community-Minded Than Previous Generations?

Glenn T. Stanton:

For those who pay attention to the different opinions and declarations on how the various generations are different than the ones that came before, you have no doubt heard that while Generation X was the slacker generation, Gen Y, or the Millennials, are very different, the most community service-minded, action-oriented, let’s change-the-world-generation alive today, perhaps in the history of our nation. Generation We.

It’s taken as a nearly uncontested reality.

Except it’s not true.

How to Write a Worship Song (In 5 Minutes or Less)

HT: Chris Vacher

Audio and Video from the 2013 Conference for Pastors

In case you weren’t able to be at or keep up with the live stream of Desiring God’s 2013 conference for pastors, all the audio and video of each talk is now available for free streaming and download:

Centrality of the Church in Disciple-Making
Mark Dever

Connecting the Dots Between Shepherding, Disciple-Making, and Meaningful Membership
Mark Dever

The Pastor and His Reading: Why You Are the Key to Building a Church That Loves Books
Tony Reinke

Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome—26 Years Later
Kent Hughes

Pastoral Transition After a 32-Year Ministry: Strategy and the Supernatural
Jason Meyer

Sovereign Grace, Spiritual Gifts, and the Pastor: How Should a Reformed Pastor Be Charismatic?
Tope Koleoso

Saying Beautifully As a Way of Seeing Beauty: The Life of George Herbert and His Poetic Effort, The Pastor, His Words, and His God John Piper

Do the Work of An Evangelist: Evangelism, As Though Conversion Were Supernatural
Darrin Patrick

Supernatural World Missions: “With Man This Is Impossible”
Mack Stiles

Speaker Panel
John Piper, Kent Hughes, Tope Koleoso, Jason Meyer, Darrin Patrick, Mack Stiles, David Mathis

Cheap eBooks

The Joy of Calvinism: Knowing God’s Personal, Unconditional, Irresistible, Unbreakable Love by Greg Forster – $4.61

Behold Our Sovereign God: All Things From Him, Through Him, and To Him by Mitchell Chase – $2.99

The Essential Works of Richard Baxter – $2.99

The Essential Works Of Thomas Watson – $3.99

The One True God – Biblical study of the Doctrine of God by Paul Washer – $3.04

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